Don’t drink the kool-aid. A common quote for don't follow blindly has a little darker meaning than most know. It comes from a tragic event where more than 900 people died a third of them being children. On November 18th 1978, in Jonestown Guyana there was a mass suicide of more than 900 cult members. This event was orchestrated by Jim Jones who through the trust he was given he led them astray.
As the leader of Al-Qaeda, Bin Laden planned many terrorist attacks on several different nations for the soul purpose of killing innocent people. For example, Bin Laden’s most infamous plot was the attack on September 11th, 2001. As a result, about three thousand innocent Americans lost their lives (Bergen 1). In addition to 9/11, Bin Laden also planned terrorist attacks that killed hundreds of people in Kenya, Indonesia, Spain, Great Britain, and on the U.S.S. Cole, a United States destroyer (Time Magazine 1). The attack on the U.S.S. Cole not only killed innocent people, but those people were American military personnel.
However, autopsies showed that these charges were false and that police had shot all 10 hostages to death during the hailstorm of gunfire. This attempted cover-up increased the public attack of the raid and prompted a Congressional investigation, but state officials ordered for the D yard to be cleaned up (bulldozed) before they could get cleared to investigate. The Attica riot was the worst prison riot in U.S. history. A total of 43 people were killed, including the 39 killed in the raid as well as 4 others killed by prisoners early in the riot. In the week after the riot, police engaged in brutal punishments against the prisoners, forcing them to run a gantlet of nightsticks and crawl naked across broken glass, among other tortures.
There were an estimated 200,000 people who were killed between 1992-1995 in a genocide commited by the Serbs against the Muslims, and Croats in Bosnia. On top of this, another 2 million Bosnians were displaced from their homes and placed in dangerous environments. Three main groups fought each other within the country, Bosnian Muslims, Serbs, and also the Croats. This was a horrible and important genocide that killed thousands of people between 1992-1995. Like the Nazi’s cleansing Europe of it’s Jews, the Serbs aim was the ethnic cleansing of any Muslims or Croatian presence in Serbian territory.
December, 2004 In Indonesia was a tragic month Because a tsunami hit and killed many people, in addition to all of the deaths, the tsunami destroyed everything in meulaboh. The author Richard lewis wrote the book to tell and to simulate the tsunami in the killing sea with two new characters, ruslan who once collaborated with sarah to save her little brother, peter. In the book The Killing Sea by Richard Lewis, Ruslan and Sarah have different viewpoints about what makes a good family.
On average more than 1 innocent civilian is in killed in every drone strike. When Barrack Obama first came to power there was a wave of optimism that America would take a more diplomatic and humanitarian approach to the on-going disputes in the Middle East. Indeed, he was even awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in his first year in office. However he had blood on his hands after being President for just 3 days, it was his first drone strike and killed at least 9 innocent civilians, most of these were all from one family. Another incident was Din Mohammad, who had the misfortune of neighbouring militants reported to be part of the Haggani Network, who are fighting against the United States in Afghanistan in Danda Darpakhel, North
26 American soldiers were charged Lt. William Calley Jr. was found guilty of killing 22 villagers He was given a life sentence but only served 3½ years under house arrest United States is a racist country and white people’s lives are more valuable [that is why Calley has put under house arrest] Video: Back to My Lai Thomson was prepared to prevent Am soldiers from killing the Vietnamese Am soldiers burn down the huts of local villagers The soldiers were up late taking drugs and drinking alcohol and that’s why they were easily influenced to kill the villagers The massacre lasted for 4 hours One woman survived the massacre because she hid under the bodies of dead villagers Human beings are susceptible to the power of the situation Why did the men in the helicopter not conform to
No one in Europe could have imagined the terror that the regime Nazi, inflicted upon Jews' children. However, there were several courageous individuals in France and throughout Europe, which endangered their own lives to hide and save these children. The children who lived in hiding during the War are the last Holocaust survivors. Only in France more than 10.000 thousand Jews children abandoned, and to escape the Gestapo compelled to hide and housed by tens of thousands of people of goodwill. Save Jew children during the Holocaust required setting up in France an immense strategy and logistics.
Indeed human rights have failed to achieve its goals in many countries around the globe due to economical and political diversities. According to Himalayan Foundation, 20,000 Nepali girls are enslaved. The recent Rohingya refugee crisis and genocide by Burma has questioned human rights defenders. WHO reports say that around 125 million girls and women were victimized of Female Genital Mutilation in 29 countries in Africa, Middle East and Asia. Surprisingly more than 2000 victims of FGM have received treatment at London Hospitals in last three years, reported by Martin Bentham in ‘London Evening Standard’, 2013.
The White racist is fiercely opposed to the decision. In September 2nd, the state Governor Forbes to "riot" in the name of sending out of the National Guard to stop black students to school, but did not succeed. The 23 day, in the Governor's indulgence, thousands of racist surrounded by schools, beaten black reporters, and the 8 school students to get rid of the black. Then several southern states had an attack on black people. Little Rock event shocked the whole world, the Eisenhower Administration forced the 24th sent paratroopers, more than 2000 people rushed to the little rock, "protection" of the back entrance.
When the bomb went off it ended up killing 168 people and about 16 children in the school nearby.(Abc news) The building was taken down in seconds because they had set it up right next to the pillars so the building would collapse faster. When the bomb went off it destroyed about 300 more buildings!! Days after the explosion McVeigh had been stopped for running a stop light and later figured out that he did the bombing and was sentenced to death.(History.com)McVeigh was turned in that moment when he got stopped.
Osama bin Laden and Al Queda performed 62 attacks between 1962 and 2005. The first attack was on December 29, 1962 and while only two tourists were killed, it was the beginning of a lifetime of terror. Their last attack was on August 19, 2005, when two rockets were fired into an Israeli port killing one man. Over the course of the attacks, approximately 10,000 innocent men, women, and children were killed.
On July 27, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia a bomb was detonated at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. One person was killed from the blast, and nearly 100 people were injured. However, the blast was believed to have had the ability to kill many more if it was not for one man. Richard Jewell was a former deputy sheriff and security guard for a college. Jewell was working a temporary job as a security guard at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics when he found a suspicious backpack (Sack, 2013).
Mohammed al-Ghoul, a 22 year-old in the first semester of a master 's degree program flipped a switch on a bus killing him and 19 others. He left a suicide note, and his father quoted, "How beautiful is it to make my bomb shrapnel kill the enemy. (Berean Publishers).
Johnny killed a guy in self defense thinking he would get the electric chair. While the socs beat up many greasers and almost killed one without even having to worry about any punishments. In 2012 something similar happened when a kid named Ethan Couch killed 4 people, violated 5 laws, and only ended up with 10 years probation and rehab at a vacation resort. When S.E. Hinton wrote The Outsiders, she understood that there are many inequalities under the law that severely affected lower class and upper class people. These inequalities are still around today, as shown by the Ethan Couch situation.