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Genocide:Our Moral Obligation Connor Knox
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What is genocide? Genocide is the systematic killing of a racial or cultural group. Genocide was defined and forbid by international law in 1948 with the Nuremburg trials.
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Where? Nazi Germany: 1933-1945 Rwanda: 1994 Bosnia: 1992-1995 Sudan (Darfur): 2003-Ongoing
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The Holocaust The Holocaust was the first modern genocide. People of Jewish faith, were being systematically wiped out by the Nazi Party. Over six million Jews were murdered in this time period, which as over 2/3 of the European Jewish population. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide This law was established in 1948 to prevent actions like the Holocaust. This convention defines genocide as (a) Killing members of the group; (b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;
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