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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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International courts and genocide scholars understand that the term 'genocidaire' confers shame upon the perpetrators even as those people who are survivors of genocidal behavior, or who are at this time undergoing genocide, can be morally and even physically assisted by the appellation of the title of 'genocide victim'.
L'analyse des phenomenes genocidaires est peut-etre ce qui met le plus en lumiere ce processus de desidentification menant a la possibilite de violence extreme, en l'absence d'inhibition surmoique et de culpabilite.
genocidaires are released "shortly after conviction.
Cette conference de presse sera l'occasion de revenir sur les chefs d'accusation retenus contre Pascal Simbikangwa et d'expliquer pourquoi la justice francaise est competente pour juger sur son sol un presume genocidaire rwandais.
(4) The ICTR has since approved the transfer of seven more accused genocidaires to Rwanda, six of whom remain at large.
(11) The term genocidaire has been adopted by the Rwandan language to describe those who committed genocide.
Fully understanding the implications of the genocidaire role he played in Rwandan history, Bizimungu was quick to understand that in order for the international community to look the other way, the genocide needed to be construed as an action of "civilian self-defence" or "pacification".
(2) Akhavan thinks that the legitimacy of international justice, combined with the greater accessibility of domestic justice, can facilitate the internalization of accountability in the political culture and strengthen inhibitions against ideologies centered on ethnic hatred and violence: the ICTR has contributed to discrediting and incapacitating the remnants of the former genocidaire government, the process leading to the adoption of the ICC statute constituted an important exercise in acculturation, whereas the mainstreaming of criminal justice in international relations has created an incentive for "preemptive" national proceedings (international demands for criminal justice can inspire action by national courts).
Art continues to exist after Auschwitz and, by the mere fact of that persistence, serves to rebuff the genocidaire's totalitarian demands for singularity and homogeneity, as well as for absolute political and moral conformity.
Already, human rights activists have been disappointed by the administration's failure to place clear pressures on the genocidaire government of Sudan.
Any form of dissent that threatens this Banyarwanda identity is swiftly outlawed, as the RPF increasingly charges any individual who expresses disagreement with GNU policies 'divisionist' and subsequently a genocidaire. (56) This governmental policy is exemplified through a number of high-ranking politicians who have expressed dissent in the past and have since been quieted.
The presence of the genocidaire in Congo led to a war for which Rwanda was blamed and some accused the new government of being too authoritarian.