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INQ 300: Violence and Religion: Case Studies

INQ 300: Violence and Religion

Class Approved Cases

  1. Jonestown – November 18, 1978 -- Archive: https://jonestown.sdsu.edu/?page_id=18188
  2. ISIS – Fall of Dabiq, Syria – August 2014 (Shawwal 1435 AH) -- Primary Source Link: https://clarionprojstg.wpengine.com/islamic-state-isis-isil-propaganda-magazine-dabiq-50/
  3. Branch Davidians and the Waco Siege – February 28–April 19, 1993
  4. Wirathu (leader of 969) and his role in the Rohingya  genocide
  5. Gujrat riots 2002 February 27, 2002–May 2002
  6. Babri Masjid (mosque) destruction December 6, 1992 (Also known as Ayodhya Mosque Attack) 
  7. Yigal Amir’s assassination of Yitzhak Rabin – November 4, 1995
  8.  Cave of the Patriarch Massacre (Ibrahimi mosque massacre/ Hebron massacre) – February 25, 1994