Massacres/Mass Murder · Mexico · Racially Motivated

The Torreón massacre: 300+ dead when Mexican citizens attacked Chinese immigrants for taking away jobs

May 15, 1911 Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico Maderistas (members of revolutionary militia) attack the city, resulting in the deaths of over 300 The massacre, which spanned from May 13-15, was a result of civil unrest over recent arrivals of Chinese immigrants, whom the Maderistas believed were taking the jobs of Mexican women. The Leavenworth Post (Leavenworth,… Continue reading The Torreón massacre: 300+ dead when Mexican citizens attacked Chinese immigrants for taking away jobs

Belgium · Racially Motivated

Elderly man kills 2 neighbors, injures several others, and is killed during police standoff

May 7, 2002 Brussels, Belgium 79-year-old Hendrik Vyt shoots his downstairs neighbors to death, wounds 2 of their 5 children, sets fire to his own apartment, and is killed during a standoff Vyt was reportedly outspoken regarding his racist views, particularly those of Middle Eastern descent. Vyt was also known to be a neighborhood bully,… Continue reading Elderly man kills 2 neighbors, injures several others, and is killed during police standoff

Racially Motivated · Russia

Leaders of racist, murderous youth gang arrested

April 17, 2007 Moscow, Russia Arthur Ryno (Артур Рыно) and Pavel Skachevskiy (Павел Скачевский), ringleaders of a murdering skinhead gang of youths from 15 to 25 years old, are arrested for the deaths of "non-Slavic-looking" people The targets were chosen specifically by their looks, predominantly those from Central Asia and the Caucasus region, based on… Continue reading Leaders of racist, murderous youth gang arrested

Alabama · Racially Motivated · Serial Killers

Serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin born

April 13, 1950 Mobile, Alabama Serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin is born Franklin murdered between 8 and 20 people from 1977 to 1980, as well as shooting and seriously wounding more. One of his surviving victims was Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt who was left paralyzed from the waist down. Franklin believed his murders were… Continue reading Serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin born

New York · Racially Motivated

Man fatally stabbed so attacker could dissuade white women from interracial dating

March 20, 2017 Manhattan, New York Timothy Caughman (pictured) is stabbed with a “sword like object” (also pictured) by James Harris Jackson Jackson, according to prosecutors, was looking for any black man to kill specifically to deter white women from dating black men. In an interview with the New York Daily Times, he stated he… Continue reading Man fatally stabbed so attacker could dissuade white women from interracial dating