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February 6, 2004 | Moscow metro bombing

On this day in 2004 a bomb exploded inside a crowded subway train during the morning rush in Moscow, killing at least 39 people and wounding more than 130.

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February 5, 1994 | Shelling of market in Sarajevo

Terrorism and war are often seen as different but this does not mean that the former cannot occur during the latter. War has been part of the human condition since…well, since forever I would think. Remember that iconic scene in 2001: A Space Odyssey where a bunch of half-ape/half-humans are sitting around minding their own […]

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February 4, 2006 | Bombings of Nordic embassies in Damascus

On this day in 2006, a mob firebombed the building housing the Danish and Norwegian embassies in Damascus in protest over the Danish ‘cartoon affair’.

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February 3, 2018 | Shooting of immigrants in Italy

The UN High Commission for Refugees estimates there are currently over 70 MILLION people who have been forced to flee their homes: anti-immigrant/refugee backlash is growing as well. WHERE ARE YOU? By that I don’t mean where you live now or where you were born (at least not necessarily). No, what I am getting at […]

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February 2, 2006 | Anti-Christian massacre in Philippines

On this day in 2006, members of Abu Sayyaf knocked on the door of a farm in the Philippines province of Mindanao and opened fire on Christian residents.

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February 01, 2004 | Bombings in Erbil, Iraq

On this day in 2004, two suicide bombers wearing explosives targeted the headquarters of Iraq’s two leading Kurdish political parties.

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January 31, 1996 | LTTE attack in Colombo

On this day in 1996, a truck loaded with explosives crashed into the central bank in the heart of Colombo’s financial district, killing at least 91.

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January 29, 2017 | Killings at a mosque in Quebec City

On this day in 2017, Alexandre Bissonnette walked into a mosque in Quebec City on a Sunday evening and shot dead six worshipers, wounding several more.

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January 28, 1975 | Bombings in Washington and Oakland

On this day in 1975, a bomb exploded in the State Department building in Washington by “Weather Underground” members.

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January 27, 2011 | Assassination of Ugandan LGBTQ activist David Kato

Those in the LGBTQ communities have had it hard enough over the millennia without having to deal with hate-inspired killings.