The communist regime in Cuba has killed an estimated 73,000 people since dictator Fidel Castro seized power in 1959, according to the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, which was established in 1993 by an act of Congress. Ten different nations, two of which are among the most populous nations on earth, are now responsible for the murder of over 100 million people. TBBOC estimates that the founding of communism in Yugoslavia caused more than a million deaths.
Rummel has calculated that the total number of deaths from communism around the world since the end of World War II has probably reached sixty one million.
Using data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the World Health Organization (WHO), he calculated the deaths of Stalin's regime in Russia, which would probably have reached forty-three million, but Rummel estimated them at fifty - seventy-two, or even seventy-five million. Add all these estimates and you come to the conclusion that under Stalin's regime, over forty-three million people were murdered, more than a third of the world's population.
The claim that communism killed 100 million people, often thrown around by the right, could be taken from the black book of communism.
In total, communist states killed more people over the same period than all other repressive regimes put together. The book argues that communist regimes in the Soviet Union alone are responsible for the deaths of more than half a million people and also commit other forms of mass murder, with collectivization being the single greatest killer.
A few years later, in 1936-1938, Stalin orchestrated a campaign of repression and terror that led to the death of seven hundred thousand people considered opponents of the socialist regime. Stalin's government killed between seven and eleven million people in what later became known as "famine terror." Tragically, more than a billion people still live under Communist regimes in the world today, more than half a billion of whom are still living in poverty. There is therefore no end in sight to the mass murder of millions of people around the world.
The economic collapse initiated by Hugo Chavez's socialist policies has dried up demand. Indeed, the number of refugees fleeing the socialist paradise has surpassed four million this summer, and demand for food, medicine, and other essentials has dried up.
In China, where communism unfortunately still deprives more than half a billion people of their fundamental rights, hundreds of millions benefit from a system that is slowly dismantling socialism. Socialist nations are guilty of murdering tens of thousands, if not millions, of their own citizens, as in the case of the former USSR and China. These and other historical crimes against capital count for the right - for those who actually believe that mass murder is at the heart of socialist ideals.
Senator Sanders and others claim to be in favor of what is called democratic socialism, something called "democratic socialism," something that Lenin, Mao, and Castro, by their own admission, would never have said if they had seized power and immediately started singing another song. The post-capitalist socialist systems established in the 20th century eventually met with similar criticism, but the socialists themselves struggled to establish their own systems of social justice.
In China alone, Mao Zedong's great leap forward led to famine, which killed up to 45 million people. The leaders of the Communist Party were arrested, deported, imprisoned and imprisoned as a wave of anti-communism spread rapidly in the Socialist Party and socialism in general. Soviet socialists were already suppressing reports around the world that their utopia was causing famine and killing millions of people. The planners thought their plans would be compromised and simply decided to eliminate the entire population. It was established that the worst democide of the 20th century originated in China, the Soviet Union, Cuba and Russia.
This carnage tops the list of socialist atrocities, with the highest number of people killed and the second highest percentage killed in the world.
TBCO estimates that 2 million Cambodians have been killed in a genocide provoked by the communist regime of Pol Pot. The communist repression there since 1945 caused 100,000 deaths and forced collectivization and caused between 60,000 and 300,000 deaths in 1945. Communist repression in Cambodia since the end of the Second World War, which claimed between 60,000 and 300,000 lives.
Although official figures are actively manipulated, hidden and controlled by totalitarian governments, we do not know exactly how many people have been killed under communist regimes because they actively manipulate and control them.