The Berlin International Human Rights Congress (BIHRC)
"Human Rights and Democracy in a Globalized World - Moving Towards an International Consensus"
Human Rights Introduction
The Philippine War of Independence
American writer Gore Vidal was quoted as saying, "If this is not a policy of genocide, it will do until the real thing comes along." After the Americans declared "victory", the total number of Filipino deaths was estimated at 1.4 million, many of which were civilians, compared to 5,000 American soldiers who were killed in combat.