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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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Early figures in Christian history approached the genocidal passages in different ways.
It is also a reminder that even in supposedly civilized countries, let alone in African tribal societies, the capacity for genocidal violence on a staggering scale still exists.
No attempt was made to link Morris' totalitarian genocidal policies to Israel's public official threats and preparations for nuclear war.
So world leaders have two choices: Either ``decouple'' Iran's nuclear threat from Tehran's anti-Jewish genocidal declarations, in order to first defuse a clear-and-present danger, or insist on linking the nuclear and ideological threats, because there can be no meaningful nuclear deal with a regime flouting every international norm by threatening genocide.
I can accept that there may be rare situations where a small act of force might be used to halt a genocidal situation (Rwanda is an example).
Russell weaves in rationalizations for the war and for the genocidal atrocities that drained German energies.
Hotel Rwanda documents Hutu hotelier Paul Rusesabagina sheltering Tutsis fleeing the genocidal Interhamwe.
But Dershowitz quickly dismisses any claim that rights are divine, saying "God's law has been the source of justification for genocidal crusades, inquisitions, slavery, serfdom, monarchy, anti-Semitism, anti-Catholicism, bigotry against Muslims, genocide against Native Americans, homophobia, terrorism, and many other wrongs.
It is as if the buffalo has surfaced from the landscape's unconscious to recall a narrative that would have remained invisible in a straightforward photograph of the site--the story of the grim, genocidal triangle formed in the nineteenth century by the buffalo, Native Americans, and white soldiers like General Custer.
Just like Robespierre, Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, Mao, Pol Pot, Saddam and all the other genocidal counterfeits of history willing to annihilate multitudes to achieve their ends.
He claims the Welsh Assembly is a 'body which is taxing hard-pressed Welsh men and women out of existence' when the Welsh Assembly has no tax-raising powers whatsoever let alone the genocidal impact that he claims.