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Genocide is the intentional action to destroy a people in whole or in part. The hybrid word is a combination of génos ("race, people") and -cide ("to kill").

The 8 Stages of Genocide - Genocide Watch


By Gregory H. Stanton, President, Genocide Watch Classification Symbolization Dehumanization Organization Polarization Preparation Extermination Denial.

What Is Genocide? - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


Genocide,” a term used to describe violence against members of a national, ethnical, racial or religious group with the intent to destroy the entire group, came  ...

Genocide | Define Genocide at Dictionary.com


Genocide definition, the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group. See more.

genocide - Wiktionary


Genocide was coined to mean, and is generally used in law to mean, the destruction of an ethnic group qua group, whether killing of all members of the group or ...

office of the un special adviser on the prevention of genocide


Legal definition of genocide. Genocide is defined in Article 2 of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. (1948) as "any of ...

Genocide | Definition of Genocide by Merriam-Webster


Define genocide: the deliberate killing of people who belong to a particular racial, political, or cultural group.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Armenian Genocide


Why is the Armenian Genocide commemorated on April 24? Are the Armenian massacres acknowledged today as a Genocide according to the United Nations ...

Armenian Genocide - Armenian National Institute


Affirmation of the 1915 Armenian Genocide committed by Ottoman Turkey, featuring photos, documents, maps, chronology, resolutions, bibliographies and ...

Cambodian Genocide « World Without Genocide - Working to create ...


The Cambodian Genocide refers to the attempt of Khmer Rouge party leader “Pol Pot” to nationalize and centralize the peasant farming society of Cambodia ...

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What is Genocide? - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


In 1944, Polish Jewish lawyer Raphael Lemkin (1900-1959) coined the term " genocide" in a book documenting Nazi policies of systematically destroying ...

What is Genocide? The origins and naming of genocide


After the Holocaust, the United Nations created a new term — genocide. Learn what is genocide and how scholars came up with the name "genocide".

Genocide, Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the ...


Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, Adopted by Resolution 260 (III) A of the U.N. General Assembly on 9 December 1948.