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Idi Amin
Country: Uganda
Kill tally: 100,000 to 500,000
Kill tally details: Most sources say 300,000.
Ion Antonescu
Country: Romania
Kill tally details: About 200,000 Romanian Jews, about 180,000 Jews from Transnistria, about 11,000 Roma, and at least 110,000 Romanian soldiers
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
The Assads
Country: Syria
Kill tally: 100,000 to 500,000
Kill tally details: Up to 25,000 killed in Hama during a siege of the city in February 1982. (Estimates of the number killed vary from 5,000 to 25,000. It is likely that the real figure is somewhere near the lower end of the estimates.) More than 300,000 killed since the outbreak of Syria's civil war in March 2011