Department of Preventing Genocide and Massacre by Terrorism

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Department of Preventing Genocide and Massacre by Terrorism

The Department aims curbing Genocide which is intentional action to destroy a people (an ethnic, national, racial, or religious group) in whole or in part by applying The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, 9 December 1948.

The Article 2 of the convention defines genocide as “acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group”. UN Security Council Registered ISIS genocide and massacre in Syria.

The term genocide was coined to mean mass killings such as the genocide of indigenous peoples in the Americas, the Serbian genocide, the Indonesian genocide, the Guatemalan genocide, the Bangladesh genocide, the Cambodian genocide, the Bosnian genocide, the Kurdish genocide, the Darfur genocide, the Rwandan genocide, the Libyan genocide, the Syrian genocide.

The Article 2 of the convention defines genocide as “acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group”. UN Security Council Registered ISIS genocide and massacre in Syria.

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