Asia

The Asia region is composed of:

Killers from the Asia region include:

Prince Yasuhiko Asaka
Country: Japan, China
Kill tally: 100,000 to 500,000
Kill tally details: 200,000-350,000 Chinese killed during the Rape of Nanking
Bhopal industrial incident
Country: India
Kill tally: 10,000 to 50,000
Kill tally details: About 22,000 killed as a result of the world's worst ever industrial incident at Bhopal, India, in December 1984. At least 100,000 more incapacitated by chronic illnesses caused by the incident
Shiro Ishii
Country: Japan, China
Kill tally: 100,000 to 500,000
Kill tally details: At least 3,000 killed in experiments at the Unit 731 biological weapons facility. Approximately 200,000 killed in field tests of biological weapons. Between 20,000 to 30,000 Chinese killed when plague-infected rats are released from Unit 731 at the end of the Second World War
Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan
Country: Pakistan
Kill tally details: 200,000 to three million during the 1971 conflict in East Pakistan (Bangladesh)
Kim Il Sung
Country: North Korea
Kill tally details: About three million killed in the Korean War. Between 450,000 and two million North Koreans needlessly starved to death due to the economic legacy of Kim's regime. (Some reports claim that as many as three million starved.) Hundreds of thousands of deaths of inmates held in custody in the North's extensive political prison camp system
Mao Tse-Tung
Country: China
Kill tally details: As many as 45 million deaths from starvation during the 'Great Leap Forward'. Tens of thousands killed and millions of lives ruined during the 'Cultural Revolution'
Ferdinand Marcos
Country: Philippines
Kill tally: Less than 5,000
Kill tally details: No reliable figures but the Philippines democracy and economy ruined and possibly thousands killed
Ne Win
Country: Burma (now Myanmar)
Kill tally: 10,000 to 50,000
Kill tally details: No reliable figures, but 3,000-10,000 killed in the Rangoon Spring uprising of 1988. Tens to possibly hundreds of thousands killed since the 1962 military coup d'état
Pol Pot
Country: Cambodia
Kill tally details: One to three million (or between a quarter and a third of Cambodia's population)
Suharto
Country: Indonesia
Kill tally details: Up to two million killed following an alleged coup attempt in 1965 (most reports estimate the number at around 500,000). Over 250,000 deaths following the invasion of Timor-Leste (East Timor) in 1975. Thousands more killed in various Indonesian provinces