genocide


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  • noun

Synonyms for genocide

Synonyms for genocide

systematic killing of a racial or cultural group

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31) This decision incorrectly exports the heightened mens rea of one who aids and abets the crime of genocide onto one who commits the crime of complicity in genocide.
WORCESTER -- Next weekend, members of the Armenian community will march down Main Street from the Johnson Tunnel to City Hall, where a tree will be planted to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide at the hands of the Turkish-Ottoman empire.
allied itself with Hussein when he committed genocide against Kurds, and the U.
On September 11 of this year, UN member states unanimously voted to establish this commemorative day and chose December 9 as it is the anniversary of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.
As it stands, the law states that denial of crimes against humanity and genocide is a criminal offence only where the crime in question has been recognised by irrevocable decision of an international court.
Dr Shergill said that India is a signatory to and has ratified the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, which recognises genocide as an international crime and obligates signatories to prevent and punish actions of genocide.
40 French cities will honor the victims of the genocide in 1915 perpetrated by the Ottoman government.
Uruguay was the first country to officially recognize the Armenian Genocide in 1965.
In fact, we would be better off getting rid of genocide as a crime altogether.
In this respect, the contributors provide interesting operational concepts that complement an in-depth history of each genocide addressed here.
SIR - In Saturday's Western Mail, Matt Withers said that when we presented a petition at the Assembly last week asking for April 24 to be officially designated as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, Mr William Powell had replied that it was a non-devolved matter.
A critical idea that Franklin Littell proposed well before most seriously considered it--certainly long before governments, the United Nations, and most scholars--was his Genocide Early Warning System.
The Armenian community in Varna, on April 25, marked the 96th anniversary of the genocide of more than 1.
Descendants of Armenian victims of genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks can sue insurance companies for unpaid claims over the atrocities, in a rare reversal by a federal appeals court.
This new book from Larry May is not a study of genocide, but rather an attempt to draw attention to the conceptual and practical difficulties and "puzzles" of conceptualizing and prosecuting genocide under international law.