Genocide Unit Terms

  1. Genocide
    The deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial,political, or cultural group.
  2. Ethnic Cleansing
    A purposeful policy designed by one ethnic or religious group to remove by violent and terror-inspiring means the civilian population of another ethnic or religious group from certain geographic areas
  3. Democide
    The murder of any person or people by a government, includinggenocide, politicide, and mass murder.
  4. Ethnocide
    *Cultural Genocide
  5. Holocaust
    • A great or complete devastation or destruction, especially by fire.
    • A sacrifice completely consumed by fire; burnt offering.
  6. Politicide
    Gradual but systematic attempt to exterminate an independent political entity.
  7. Cultural Genocide
    Deliberate destruction of the cultural heritage of a people or nation for political, military, religious, ideological, ethnical, or racial reasons.
  8. Mass Killing
  9. Extermination
    The act of killing with the intention of eradicating a demographic within a population.
  10. Eradication
    To remove or destroy utterly; extirpate.
  11. Raphael Lemkin
    Polish lawyer of Jewish descent. He is best known for his work againstgenocide, a word he coined in 1943 from the root words genos (Greek for family, tribe, or race) and -cide (Latin for killing).[1] He first used the word in print in Axis Rule in Occupied Europe: Laws of Occupation - Analysis of Government - Proposals for Redress (1944).
  12. Assimilation
    Socio-political response to demographic multi-ethnicity that supports or promotes the assimilation of ethnic minorities into the dominant culture
  13. National Group
  14. Ethnic Group
    Group of people whose members identify with each other, through a common heritage, often consisting of a common language, a common culture(often including a shared religion) and an ideology that stresses common ancestry or endogamy.
  15. Intent
    Planning and desire to perform an act, to fail to do so (i.e. an omission) or to achieve a state of affairs in psychological view it may mean a different thing.
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Genocide Unit Terms