Ethnic Cleansing

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A form of genocide in which one population group systematically kills another, often within the borders of its own country—e.g., the killing of Muslims in the former Yugoslavia, or Kurds in Iraq—based on differences in ethnic origin. Ethnic cleansing is often regarded as synonymous with genocide, but is defined as forced deportation or population transfer, which often escalates to genocide. The escalation point is sometimes called murderous ethnic cleaning
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What was all this, save deliberate policy by English monarchs and Westminster governments, to``socially engineer,integrate or ethnically cleanse us into something that we are not''?
Left-wing Tito tried to ethnically cleanse Yugoslavia, right-wing Franco tried it in Spain until their countries imploded, ending up more divided than ever.
He said: "Clearly, if Milosevic was to get away with the genocidal violence in Kosovo, if somehow he was to win that battle, he would turn his attention to the dissidents in Montenegro and, undoubtedly, he would ethnically cleanse Vojvodina as well.
Accordingly we urge the international community and the solidarity groups worldwide to pressure their governments to take actions against Israeli policies attempting to ethnically cleanse the Palestinian existence from Palestinian lands and to continue to boycott Israeli businesses and companies exporting to Europe and North America as a form of pressure on Israel.
However, those frantic months in early 1972 may have taken an entirely different, and more bloody, turn had nationalists known of the British government's plans to ethnically cleanse of the north of its entire Catholic population.
WARTIME Croatian Serb leader Milan Babic pleaded guilty yesterday to persecution in a plan to ethnically cleanse parts of Croatia of non-Serbs at the outset of the Balkan wars, and expressed 'a deep sense of shame' for his crimes.
He said: "I have spoken with my brother and he says that the Serbian police and armed forces are in Pristina to ethnically cleanse it.
The proposed Los Angeles Police Department consent decree, drawn up by the American Civil Liberties Union, is nothing more than a racist attempt to ethnically cleanse white males from the LAPD.
They are trained infantry carrying weapons and a resolve to ethnically cleanse.
Community groups in Wadi al-Ne'am, along with the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, have issued a public statement calling for the Israeli government to intervene and remove the factories and chemical plant from their land, and to put a stop to their attempt to ethnically cleanse the Negev of its Palestinian inhabitants.
Iran's shahs and ayatollahs have done the same and Saddam killed more than 100,000 Kurds during the ``Anzal'' campaign of 1988 which was designed to Arabise and ethnically cleanse Iraqi Kurdistan.
This planned demolition of eight villages is but the latest in a long Israeli campaign targeting the South Hebron Hills area, which Israel wishes to ethnically cleanse in order to extend its settlement project throughout the entire area through to the Naqab (Negev) desert.