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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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.
The Sudanese government admits mobilising "self-defence militias" following rebel attacks but denies any links to the groups accused of trying to ethnically cleanse large swathes of territory of black Africans.
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.
But this is not just yet another illustration of the apartheid system in occupied al-Khalil, but also the continous denial of freedom of religion and movement for the Palestinians in attempts to ethnically cleanse the area of any Palestinian presence.
The plan as published and the systematic cluster of orders, together with other evidence I cite in my book, show a clear intention to ethnically cleanse Palestine from its indigenous population, as indeed happened.
Sinn Fein MLA Philip McGuigan claimed loyalists were trying to "ethnically cleanse" the area of Catholics and nationalists.
Maybe they are blue-collar workers on modest incomes like myself who fear for the future of our language, who feel enriched on hearing the language being spoken, who feel a tingle in the spine that despite eight centuries of attempts to ethnically cleanse us of our language and identity, we are still here!
They are trained infantry carrying weapons and a resolve to ethnically cleanse.
The continuous vicious colonial attempts to erase the Palestinian identity, to ethnically cleanse the people of Palestine and to humiliate their dignity at the hands of Israel is not only one dark chapter is history, but a daily life under humiliation, oppression and occupation for each and every Palestinian.
Former Yugoslav leader Milosevic is accused of deliberately destroying the historic port - known as the Jewel of the Adriatic - as part of his plans to ethnically cleanse Croats and non-Serbs from the area.
All of the government plans aim to ethnically cleanse the area."
A SHOCKING plot to "ethnically cleanse" Northern Ireland of Catholics was hatched by Edward Heath's government, it is revealed today.