Lebanon · Massacres/Mass Murder · Political · Religion

Sabra and Shatila massacre

September 18, 1982 Beirut, Lebanon A three-day massacre ends with casualties reported between 460 and 3,500 (sources vary) A militia under the Kataeb Party (also known as the Phalange), a right-wing radical Christian Democratic political party, were ordered to clear a path for the Israeli Defense Forces through the neighborhood of Sabra and the Shatila… Continue reading Sabra and Shatila massacre

Executions · Israel · Massacres/Mass Murder · Religion

Mass Execution During the Crusades

August 20, 1191 Acre, Israel  Richard the Lionheart has a large number of Muslim prisoners beheaded at the Massacre of Ayyadieh The number of victims varies between 2,000 and 5,000. Also, the motives behind the executions vary, either for revenge of Christian deaths or because King Richard believed it unwise to leave a city with… Continue reading Mass Execution During the Crusades