Fidel Castro ordered mass executions, set up work (concentration) camps for gay men and other ‘deviants’; enslaved his own people and murdered them for trying to leave the country; established torture chambers and under his dictatorship Cuba had the highest suicide rate in any Western country. Jeremy Corbyn praised him as ‘a champion of social justice’.
Mao Tse-Tung set up concentration camps and killed no fewer than 45,000,000–78,000,000 people in 4 years. Diane Abbott said ‘he did more good than harm’.
Lenin & Trotsky ordered the secret police to use torture including lowering people into tanks of boiling water, forcing them into furnaces; and authorised them to carry out summary ‘justice’ by crucifixion and stoning. John McDonnell referred to them as his ‘most significant influences’.
The I.R.A. murdered approximately 1,800 civilians. John McDonnell said that ‘gutless wimps’ who opposed Sinn Fein should ‘have their knees blown off’; and later said the IRA terrorists should be ‘honoured for their bravery.’