White Terror

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White Terror is the name of several episodes of mass violence in history, carried out against socialists, revolutionaries, or other opponents by conservative or nationalist groups. It may refer to:

HistoryEdit

Various anti-leftist acts of violence:

  • First White Terror (1794–1795), a movement against the Jacobins in the French Revolution
  • Second White Terror (1815), a movement against the French Revolution
  • White Terror (Russia), massacres carried out by opponents of the Soviet government during the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the Russian Civil War (1918–1921)
  • White Terror (Bulgaria), the repression of the Communist September insurgency in the Kingdom of Bulgaria (1923)
  • White Terror (Hungary), a two-year period (1919–1921) of repressive violence by counter-revolutionary soldiers
  • White Terror (Spain), mass murders committed by the Nationalist movement during the Spanish Civil War and Francisco Franco's rule
  • White Terror (mainland China), the period of political repression in China which was started in 1927 by the Republic of China/Kuomintang government
  • White Terror (Taiwan), the period of political repression in Taiwan which was started in the 1940s by the Republic of China/Kuomintang government
  • White Terror (Greece), persecution of the EAM-ELAS between the signing of the Treaty of Varkiza in February 1945 and the beginning of the Greek Civil War in March 1946
  • White Terror (Finland), repression which was committed by the White troops both during and after the Finnish Civil War in 1918

Film and televisionEdit

OtherEdit

  • A common expression which is used to describe anonymous acts which are committed in order to create a climate of fear
  • White terrorism, hate crimes and xenophobic acts of terrorism which are committed by white Americans

See alsoEdit