Sherman and his men destroyed the food stores the people of Georgia had saved for the winter months, leaving a path of scorched-earth and hungry civilians. The Geneva Convention lists this as a war crime, “Intentionally using starvation of civilians as a method of warfare by depriving them of objects indispensable to their survival, including willfully impeding relief supplies as provided for under the Geneva Conventions;”. The carnage and destruction left by Sherman and his men left a scar that took decades for Georgia to recover from. The willful destruction of food storages, and the following starvation of civilians are clear examples of war crimes. It is now established that Sherman’s actions do constitute a war crime, but
Caliph al-Mu` tasim (r. 1242–1258), on the other hand, declined to recognize their power and offered these non-Muslims just abuse and dangers. Confronted with Mongol intrusion, he did little to plan, and the Mongol swarms soon encompassed Baghdad. They caught the city in 1258 and sacked it. They stomped the caliph to death, and totally crushed the city. They slaughtered some place somewhere around 100,000 and a million individuals, demolished all the books of the House of Wisdom and different libraries, smoldered down all the incredible landmarks of the city, and left Baghdad a seething ruin.
Ivan flew into a rage, killing and exiling former allies if he suspected them of poisoning the tsarista (Ivan IV of Russia). With paranoia burning through him, Ivan left Moscow and threatened to abdicate his throne. The sudden loss of Russia's sole leader had the people panicking and pleading for his return. He agreed to resume his role as tsar, but demanded absolute control of the oprichnina, the land surrounding Moscow. To carry out his policing and spread of terror, Ivan created Russia's first secret police force, the Oprichniki.
Genghis Khan was a feared Mongolian warrior that killed millions of people. He had led the Mongols into many battles between the 13th century and the 14th century(1206-1368). He had conquered many dynasties, but one of the most bloodiest was the attack on the swang and tang dynasty. The Mongols have stacked people 's skulls in piles and people have written of seeing the blood and fat in the streets of their enemies. This is a great example of why the Mongols had a negative impact on the world.
During their invasions of Eurasia, the Mongols ruthlessly captured, pillaged, and destroyed many lands. In an excerpt written by Muslim historian Rashid Fadl Abi-I’Hair in 1498, it states that the Mongols not only burned their great libraries, places of knowledge and culture, but the Mongol Empire also laid waste to their infrastructure and farms, which most likely had devastating impacts to their land (Doc 7). This would be a useful source of information about the Mongols, however, a Muslim person, whose views are most likely biased against the Mongol “infidels”, wrote
That what happened when the war hit. Looking around at this time, homes were shattered and smashed inside out, the concrete had blood stains on it and bullet shots where the bullets missed. The sky was grey and filled with smoke, you would walk around coughing everywhere you go. We were living in a black and white world because everything with color was destroyed and the sun doesn’t even hit this place anymore.
The Holocaust was an era of catastrophe and hatred that lead to the deaths of many, many innocent lives (Meltzer Rescue 1). The Holocaust was considered a wrongdoing against all of humanity (Meltzer Rescue 3). The Holocaust was a time full of hatred and wrongdoing for many years (Meltzer Rescue 3). The Holocaust was an attempt to exterminate (Meltzer 15).The Holocaust was in many different places at once (Meltzer Rescue Map).
Body Revenge 266 words Revenge has happen in both Jasper Jones and the Dressmaker when, Eliza a character in jasper jones, burned her own home down because of what her father done to Laura “ And there, right in front of me, the Wishart house is crackling furiously from the inside. It’s a single box of flames. Ribbons of red and orange lick at broken windows” (page 391), but it also has some comparisons to Tilly who, burned the entire town down because they are trash that needed to be burned (1:51:00 to 1:52:00).
In the novel, The Kite Runner, many violation of human rights are portrayed. In Afghanistan, where the novel takes place, the Taliban has taken over the country and the people and has destroyed much of what Afghanistan once was. The Taliban is so powerful that they could kill a man or a women just because they wanted to. They hang poeple in parks, beat them to death in front of large crowds, hold gatherings to be-head sinners, and most of all, they strip innocent women, men, and children of their rights as humans. They are treated as raw meat, and are eaten alive when the Taliban is hungry.
The Mongols were indeed the worst. Why? They would “slay women even if they are with child” according to an Islamic historian. They would kill everyone and anyone in the cities and let the cities burn. “Men even when in great numbers fear the mongols even if there was only one” account by someone written in a letter.
Strength, ruthless, fearless, these words can describe the Mongol Empire. They put a mark on history which shaped the whole basis of interaction between civilizations. One expedition is the Sack of Baghdad. The Mongol sack of Baghdad of 1258 is a turning point in world history because it destroyed the Islamic Golden Age by destroying their society, killing their citizens and their knowledge.
The Mongols were a clan of people who showed their barbarism through inflicting ruthless fear tactics, killing hundred thousands of people, and living by a set of uncivilized rules and barbarous body of laws. Mongols had countless ways of forcing fear not only on their enemies but among their own people as well. The Mongols number one method in ensuring that their people will stay in line is by threatening death upon them. If a few, in battle, flee from the enemy the entire group gets killed, unless they return back and in this case only the ones who originally fled are killed. If one or two from a group goes bravely towards the enemy, and others don’t follow, they are killed.