Top 7 Most Significant Refugee Movements Taken Ever In History




Partition-of-India-1947.jpgThe toughest of everything can be to leave your home, city and nation for the sake of securing the lives of your loved ones and what we have to discuss with you all today is something very much related to this. If you have been wondering about which occasions made people to take refuge in neighbourhood, find the most significant refugee movements taken ever in history, Have  a look!

07. Partition of India 1947

Partition of India 1947 Most Significant Refugee Movements Taken Ever In History

Number of refugees: Less than 2 million

Number of people died: 140,000

Duration: 1947–1957

It was the partition of British Indian empire and of mostly the sovereign states of Pakistan that later was split into Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

06. USSR Invasion in 1981

USSR Invasion in 1981 Most Significant Refugee Movements Taken Ever In History

Number of refugees: 5 million

Number of people died: 850,000–1,500,000

Duration: 19709–1989

It was a part of the Cold War that was fought in between afghan forces and rebellious groups called the Mujahedeen, mostly poised of two groupings called the Peshawar Seven and the Tehran Eight.

05. World War II

World War II Most Significant Refugee Movements Taken Ever In History

Number of refugees: 5 million

Number of people died: 61,000,000

Duration: 1939 – 1945

It is among the most widespread war in the history of the world and involved around hundred million people, with the first time use of the nuclear weapons.

04. Palestine Arab Riots 1929

Palestine Arab Riots 1929 Most Significant Refugee Movements Taken Ever In History

Number of refugees: A few dozen families

Number of people died: 133 Jews and 110 Arabs

Duration: 23–29 August 1929

These riots are also known as Western Wall Uprising and are referred to the long running riots and disputes between the Muslims and Jews over the matter of western wall in Jerusalem.

03. Palestinian Massacre 2014

Palestinian Massacre 2014 Most Significant Refugee Movements Taken Ever In History

Number of refugees: 0

Number of people died: 438

Duration: 2014

Gaza riots are basically the Israeli assault on the common humanity and all the events are a duplication of preceding Israeli incursions with substantial cultured weaponry in which the people of Gaza are the deserted fatalities of Israeli firepower, with no place to hide.

02. Iraq War

Iraq War Most Significant Refugee Movements Taken Ever In History

Number of refugees: Over 4, 700, 00

Number of people died: 151,000

Duration: 2003 until today

Ira war is basically divided into two parts among which one was the invasion of Iraq by forces which was led by the United States and then the second phase started with an insurrection appeared to compete with the inhabiting forces and the recently shaped Iraqi government.

01. Libyan Civil War

Libyan Civil War Most Significant Refugee Movements Taken Ever In History

Number of refugees: Between 600,000 and one million

Number of people died: 25,000

Duration: February 2011 –October 2011

This war is also called as Libyan revolution and was a 2011 armed conflict in the North African country of Libya, battled between armies devoted to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and those looking to deport his government.

 

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