ethnic cleansing

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the mass expulsion and killing of one ethnic or religious group in an area by another ethnic or religious group in that area

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This is straight out of Orwell, turning the real Israeli refusal to allow the Palestinians the right to live freely on their own traditional territory, steadily abusing, humiliating and pushing them out, into a mythical threat to the existence of a powerful state that continues to ethnically cleanse with the approval and under the protection of the superpower.
But respondents were deeply divided about what course to pursue - whether to intensify the fight, fence off Israel to keep Palestinians out, negotiate with them or ethnically cleanse them from the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
Prosecutor Dermot Groome told how Mladic used his army to ethnically cleanse much of Bosnia.
In Kosovo, which is predominantly Albanian, President Clinton is considered a hero for having the United States take a lead role with NATO forces in 1999 to stop Serbs from driving out Albanians to ethnically cleanse the country.
The people of Palestine can no longer afford to wait as Israel succeeds with its extreme and escalating policies to Judaize Jerusalem and to ethnically cleanse it of its indigenous Muslim and Christian Palestinian residents, among other violations of international law.
It featured the Palestinian Authority calling for an international position to stop Israel's policy which aims to ethnically cleanse Palestinians of East Jerusalem.
With the values of distributing smallpox-infected blankets to the native Americans to ethnically cleanse them from their lands so the settlers could steal it?
The farmers accuse the Sudanese government of backing the militias in an effort to ethnically cleanse the area of black Africans.
Farmers accuse the Sudanese government of backing the militia in an effort to ethnically cleanse the area of black Africans - allegations the government denies.
Serbs have already been accused of terrorising the local population in an effort to ethnically cleanse the area.
As news accounts amply demonstrated, Serb policy was to ethnically cleanse, or violently chase out, all non-Serbs from the areas Serbs coveted.
It prevents Palestinians from interacting as one people and is part of Israeli aparthied and colonial policies that aim to ethnically cleanse Palestinians (especially Palestinian Jerusalemites).
Ashrwai pointed out that approving the construction of thousands of settlement units and the demolishing and eviction of Palestinians homes in East Jerusalem aims to ethnically cleanse the indigenous people of the land, isolate Jerusalem from its surroundings and separate the central West Bank from the southern to commence the Jerusalem project.
Karadzic is blamed for massacring 12,000 civilians in Sarajevo and 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica in a bid to ethnically cleanse Bosnia.