genocide

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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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'Understanding one's own history can make us aware of where we come from and what our country once experienced under a genocidal regime.
Aye Chan and bigoted monks like Wirathu) who provoked (and continue to provoke) genocidal crimes against the Rohingya people.
The event took place in Kigali at Rebero Genocide Memorial, which serves as the final resting place for over 14,000 victims of the Genocide against Tutsi and 12 politicians who were killed for standing against the genocidal government in 1994.
These past 13 years of genocidal terror have claimed around 400,000 lives and displaced over 3 million.
Kerry's statement follows a congressional decision to declare IS violence against religious minorities genocidal.
? The forcible transfer of between 25,000 and 30,000 Bosniak women, children and elderly which accompanied the massacre was found to be confirming evidence of the genocidal intent of members of the VRS Main Staff who orchestrated the massacre.
When it is finally understood in terms of Israel's present concerns about an overtly genocidal Iran, any Israeli strategy of anticipatory self-defense should be less subject to proper jurisprudential doubt than was America's Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Victoria Montenegro, who recovered her identity after being illegally removed from her biological parents - since disappeared - during the genocidal civil military dictatorship of 1976-83, said that when Kirchner ordered that the portraits of Argentina's genocidal dictators be withdrawn from the walls of the military academy in 2004, it was a deeply moving moment, which demonstrated that his government was keen to repair the damage of the past, to move into a better future.
Bangkok's Chulalongkorn University expressed its "deep regret" over the painting, which appeared last week and featured Superman, Batman and the Incredible Hulk as well as the genocidal Nazi leader.
Judges found that there was enough evidence to suggest Karadzic -- who was arrested on a Belgrade bus in 2008 after 11 years on the run -- might have had "genocidal intent" with respect to crimes committed in Bosnia, meaning a full trial of the facts was warranted.
The Last Exorcism Part II 89mins 15 HAVING endured the sort of Stateside reaction usually reserved for genocidal dictators, the sequel to 2010's hit horror slithers down the chute into British cinemas.
THE genocidal massacres in Cambodia, which were portrayed in the film The Killing Fields, amounted to one of the worst crimes of the 20th Century.