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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The English edition details each case of genocide or mass atrocities over several pages, followed by discussion questions and short answers.
"The genocide committed in Srebrenica will not be forgotten, international law must be respected, judgments of courts enforced, perpetrators brought to justice as long as they are alive," she said.
Genocide watch while demanding of United Nations (UN) to stop India to commit genocide in occupied Kashmir said that several hundreds and thousands Indian soldiers are deployed in Kashmir Valley.
Below are the early warnings of genocide stated by Genocide Watch on its website.
Ibrahim was recognized principally for his work on the genocide committed by the Myanmar state against the country's Rohingya minority.
During the event held recently, 14 genocide convicts apologized in public.
Nearly 90 members of the House have already joined as cosponsors of the Armenian Genocide resolution, and we will continue to build on this support.
Historians estimate up to 1.5 million Armenians were killed around the First World War, and many scholars see it as the 20th century's first genocide.
The Turkish president stressed that one must not attribute committing of any genocide to Muslims and Turks.
Speaking on the occasion, he said that 'This merciless and cruel genocide was the most dreadful mass terror act in the history of humankind.' Turkey didn't forget Khojaly genocide.
more harshly declared them as guilty of genocide, the destruction of an entire group of people.
How do we understand and explain when and why genocide occurs?