List of massacres in the Dominican Republic

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The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in the Dominican Republic (numbers may be approximate):

Name Date Location Deaths Victims Notes
Parsley Massacre October 1937 Dajabón; borderlands 25,000[1] Afro-Haitians The genocide was committed by the Dominican army under Rafael Trujillo in Dajabón and in the borderlands.
Palma Sola massacre December 1962 Palma Sola 600[2] Leaders of the religious Liborista movement and their followers. The Dominican military dropped napalm on the Liboristas from airplanes - burning six hundred people to death.


  1. ^ Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience. p. 428.
  2. ^ Harvey, Sean, Hutton, Tom (2002). "The Dominican Republic". p. 286. Retrieved 11 May 2016.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
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