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At age 14, my paternal grandfather fled Poland to escape the pogroms that killed tens of thousands of European Jews.
Subro, a Madurese member of Nahdlatul Ulama, a huge and moderate Muslim civic group, fled pogroms elsewhere in West Kalimantan in 1999.
That reading of Cossack tradition, which many still associate with pogroms and brutal service to an expanding Russian empire under the czar, has helped Mr. Melikhov win unlikely support from Russian liberals.
These pogroms — violence and riots meant to target a particular ethnic group — are rarely described as such to define massacres of indigenous people and black Americans.
Some pin all the blame for events on a nasty group, the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, whose attack on police posts in late August was the pretext for this latest and biggest anti-Rohingya pogrom.
Yet as hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled the country during the recent brutal campaigns, human rights and other global leaders have criticized the Nobel laureate, who has appeared to downplay, if not justify, the Rohingya pogroms.
To that point, this week marks the 96th anniversary of the massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, one of the worst anti-black pogroms in American history.
However, many Poles also participated in some of the worst atrocities of World War II, collaborating with the Nazis, denouncing one another, indulging in rampant anti-Semitism and even participating in pogroms and death camps.
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