Added on: 17th Mar 2015
The leader and founder of the Sierra Leone rebel group known as
the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), Foday’s fighters used machetes
to hack off the hands, feet, lips and ears of Sierra Leone’s civilians and
raped thousands of girls and women.
In 2012 he was convicted in the Hague with 11 counts of crimes against
humanity for helping the rebel groups of Sierra Leone.
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This former Southern Vietnamese communist revolutionary leader
imprisoned and executed over a quarter million of his own people.
Also known as Il Duce, he was one of the key figures in the
establishment of fascism. He was well known for being fond of
brutal battlefield tactics as well as heavy use of mustard gas and
other chemical weapons.
A Croatian fascist leader during World War II, he pursued genocidal
policies against ethnic and racial minorities, including but not
limited to Serbs, Jews, Gypsies and anti-Fascist proponents.
Considered among the least popular leaders of Pakistan,
Yahya was a four-star general whose reign led Pakistan into a
state of disarray. In his first nationwide address, he imposed
martial law and declared a massive war against Bangladesh, where
over a quarter million people were killed.
The third President of Uganda, Idi Admin Dada held the rank of
Major General in the post-colonial Ugandan Army. His rule was
characterized by human rights abuse, extrajudicial
killings and ethic persecution.
As the spiritual leader of the Taliban he sheltered Osama bin Laden
and led the insurgency in Afghanistan. Since then he has been
wanted by numerous government agencies.
This Angolan political and military leader waged a guerrilla war against
Portuguese colonial rule. He was also responsible for several other
brutal conflicts that engulfed the region.