genocide definition

genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such:
genocide means an act or omission committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, an identifiable group of persons, as such, that, at the time and in the place of its commission, constitutes genocide according to customary international law or conventional international law or by virtue of its being criminal according to the general principles of law recognized by the community of nations, whether or not it constitutes a contravention of the law in force at the time and in the place of its commission.
genocide means an act of genocide as defined in article 54B; ''crime against humanity'' means a crime against humanity as

Examples of genocide in a sentence

  • The ARIO Commentaries indeed explicitly recognize as much:The criterion for attribution of conduct either to the contributing State or organization or to the receiving organization is based according to Article 7 on the factual control that is exercised over the specific conduct taken by the organ or agent placed at the receiving organization's disposal.142These words do evoke the threshold advanced in Bosnian Genocide and Nicaragua, even if they employ it for a different purpose.

  • The recent passage of California Senate Bill 1915 allows the heirs of victims of the Armenian Genocide who had insurance policies to sue those insurance companies in California courts.

  • Genocide has been counted as a grave crime and only death penalty may be applied to this kind of crimes.

  • The first years following the Genocide of Tutsi were spent with rebuilding basic health care and human resources; now the health system is ready for the next phase of its development.

  • The rest is history as exemplified by the notoriety of the Belgium in the plunder of The Congo and the Genocide of the Herero people by the Germans in Namibia.


More Definitions of genocide

genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial, or religious group, as such: killing members of the group; causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; or forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.
genocide means an act of genocide as defined in article 6,
genocide means any of the acts specified in Article 6;
genocide means an act of genocide as defined in article 54B;
genocide means any of the acts listed in Article 6 of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group;
genocide means an act of genocide as defined in article 6 of the ICC Statute;
genocide literally means the wiping-out of an entire people – in UN terminology today, the killing of more than half a million people.