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genocide

[jen′əsīd]
the systematic extermination of a national, ethnic, political, religious, or other population.
The systematic killing of a select group of individuals in a population that is sanctioned by a country’s leaders, thereby constituting a policy, which may have the local medical community’s implied support.

genocide

(jĕn′ō-sīd″) [Gr. genos, race, + L. caedere, to kill]
The willful and planned murder of a particular social or ethnic group.
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However, it is not only genocidaires who fear the appellation of genocide, there is also reluctance to act in order to prevent or halt genocide on the part of those states who have friendly relations with the genocidal state or may even be complicit in the violence--and so the decision to accept or deny the existence of the act itself, much less the element of intent to destroy, remains more than a little variable.
As mentioned, amongst the refugee camps were also the genocidaires, members of FAR (Forces Armees Rwandaises/Rwandan Armed Forces) and Interahamwe (Hutu extremists).
En 2004, la France a ete condamnee par la Cour europeenne des droits de l'Homme pour la lenteur de ses procedures judiciaires a l'encontre des presumes genocidaires venus s'installer en France.
International criminal law was established to end impunity, (43) and a primary purpose for the creation of the ICTR was clearly to ensure that Rwanda's genocidaires would not be allowed to act with impunity.
Hitimana is widely known for having tried to save Tutsis during the genocide and has also testified against accused genocidaires at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
29) Instead, the ad hoc Tribunals now appear to insist that both one who aids and abets the crime of genocide and one who commits the crime of complicity in genocide must possess the heightened specific intent mens rea of the genocidaire.
On another view, however, in tension with but paradoxically also closely related to the first, the prototypical war criminal or genocidaire emerges as Hannah Arendt's Adolph Eichmann, the model of bureaucratic and calculating, but at the same time banal, evil.
A bilateral agreement signed between Kinshasa and Kigali in Pretoria on 30 July 2002 resulted in the withdrawal of all Rwandan forces in return for Kinshasa's promise to dismantle the Hutu militias, purge Hum leaders from government and military positions, and hand over genocidaire leaders to Rwanda.
Power quotes the chilling exterminationist language of one Iraqi genocidaire who explained that "for every insect there is an insecticide" (p.
genocidaire, which is consistently spelled "genocidiaire", and many passages that are opaque for reasons of grammar or typography (including, most colorfully, references to "sewing" confusion, animosity, and doubts -- in two separat e chapters).
As the author reminds us, however, Girumuhatse's crimes are such that he is a 'Category A' genocidaire and will almost certainly face the death penalty.
La derive genocidaire susceptible [beaucoup moins que] d'aggraver la situation et de creer une plus grande instabilite [beaucoup plus grand que] a ete fermement critiquee par la presidente de l'Union africaine, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.