Some articles on executions, summary executions:
... information Epuration légale After the liberation, France was briefly swept by a wave of executions of suspected collaborators ... first phase (the épuration sauvage) consisted of popular convictions, summary executions, and the shaving of women's heads ... in 1948 and 1952 were that as many as six thousand executions occurred before the liberation of France, and four thousand thereafter ...
Famous quotes containing the words executions and/or summary:
“[Asserting] important First Amendment rights ... why should [executions] be the one area that is conducted behind closed doors?... Why shouldnt executions be public?”
—Phil Donahue (b. 1935)
“Product of a myriad various minds and contending tongues, compact of obscure and minute association, a language has its own abundant and often recondite laws, in the habitual and summary recognition of which scholarship consists.”
—Walter Pater (18391894)