genocide

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Synonyms for genocide

systematic killing of a racial or cultural group

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I now ask that you join me in observing a minute of silence in honour of all of those around the world who have perished through the crime of genocide.
9 with leading humanitarian and human rights organizations calling on the world to remember the millions who have been affected by the crime of genocide.
the designation of the crime of genocide contained in it) because Section (b) of the Act ('Crimes against the Jewish people') was simply a transformation of this designation.
5 Million Children of Iraq demand (1) the termination of the international economic embargo and all forms of bilateral economic sanctions against Iraq; (2) the massive provision of international humanitarian relief required in order to save themselves from death, disease, malnutrition, starvation, and extermination at the hands of the Respondents; (3) monetary compensation for the harm done to them as well as all other forms of relief deemed necessary and appropriate; and (4) the institution of criminal proc eedings against Respondent Bush for committing the international crime of genocide by the appropriate international organs as well as by all States of the World Community under their respective municipal legal systems.
As I noted previously, article 1 of the Genocide Convention requires that the contracting parties prevent and punish the international crime of genocide.
Manmohan Singh and directed by Sonia Gandhi as a co-accused in the crime of genocide because they provided all logistic support, military support and they supplied other military weapons enabling the Sri Lankan government to commit the crime of genocide," he said.
The International Criminal Court is the only permanent international court established with the mission to help put an end to impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes, namely the crime of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, and thus to contribute to the prevention of such crimes.
Whereas the punishment of the very serious crime of genocide when committed in time of peace lies within the exclusive territorial jurisdiction of the judiciary of every State concerned, while crimes of a relatively lesser importance such as piracy, trade in women, children, drugs, obscene publications are declared as international crimes and have been made matters of international concern .
The revised penal code, adopted on March 31, will punish those convicted of inciting hatred, discrimination or violence against Jews, and those who deny or trivialize the crime of genocide.
Summarizing the conference, Minister Reynders said participants stressed their strong resolve to become parties to international legal instruments, in particular 1948 UN Convention on Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and the Statute of Rome; to promote and protect fundamental rights of all populations, including minorities, irrespective of their nationality, ethnicity, race or religion; and take necessary measures to prevent genocide - as it is their obligation - including by bringing such situations to the attention of the Security Council.
Their assistance to the Sri Lankan government, which committed the crime of genocide, should be put in the dock of the International Criminal Court," he added.
The nine documents collected in the second volume include the UN Genocide Convention of 1948, a 2004 US State Department report on atrocities in Darfur, written remarks about the crisis for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee from then-Secretary of State Colin Powell, a 2005 report of the International Commission of Inquiry on Darfur to the UN Secretary-General; and five documents detailing the eventually successful attempt to obtain an arrest warrant against Sudanese leader Omar Al Bashir for the crime of genocide through the International Criminal Court.
On Wednesday the five-member appeal chamber reversed a majority decision by the Pre-Trial Chamber that excluded the crime of genocide from the arrest warrant issued for the Sudanese president but kept the counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
The developments pertaining to the crime of genocide during this eventful period were to be addressed by my co-panelists, Professors Henry King, William Schabas, and my father, Benjamin Ferencz, each of whom I contacted in preparation for our collective presentation.
with respect to the crime of genocide is effected by an error of law, and it
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