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February 19, 1986

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1986 the US Senate finally approved a treaty outlawing genocide. The treaty had been submitted 37 years earlier in 1949 for ratification, but it’s believed several of the Senators wanted to be sure that … Continue reading

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December 29, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998, Khmer Rouge leaders apologized for the 1970s genocide in Cambodia that claimed over 1 million lives. As the Khmer Rouge leaders tried to explain, they were only going to kill and torture around … Continue reading

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August 5, 1972

On THIS DATE IN HISTORY in 1972, Ugandan President Idi Amin expelled all 80,000 Asians from his country, with the vast majority being Indians. The politically correct reason given was that Idi Amin wanted to confiscate their property and businesses … Continue reading

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