Which countries expelled and/or killed members of minority groups en masse after they acquired independence?

Devdas

Ad Honorem
Apr 2015
4,970
India
Sri Lankan native Tamils and Indian Tamils constituted the large portion of the population, this was resented by Sinhalese majority of Sri Lanka. Scrapping the citizenship of Indian Tamil settlers was quite easy to clip the demographic dominance of Tamils. Also, Tamil speaking Muslims of Sri Lanka don't consider themselves as Tamils but a separate ethnic group.
 
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Devdas

Ad Honorem
Apr 2015
4,970
India
Not completely - the Arabs and Indians in Zanzibar predated the British, while the pied-noirs were part of the French colonization - but there are definite similarities.
Freddie Mercury's family migrated from Zanzibar to Britain. He was a Parsi (Zoroastrians). Parsis are known as good entrepreneurs and that was the reason many of them were taken to Zanzibar by British.
 
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