sfwafffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffA good working definition for genocide is: An act or attempt to destroy a whole or part of a ethnical, national, racial, or religious group. Acts such as killing members of the group, causing serious bodily harm, preventing births, and forcibly transferring children of a group to another group is considered genocide. Genocide is a crime and be committed by an individual, group, or even government. Attempts of any of these acts are also considered genocide.
The genocide convention is something created to prevent and punish the crime of genocide. This convention was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December of 1948. The convention was effective in January 1951. This convention defines genocide in legal terms and is the culmination of years of campaigning. There are currently 140 states that have ratified this convention to prevent and punish acts of genocide in war and in peace time.
2)There are five documented episodes of genocide: The Armenian Genocide was between the Armenians and the Turkish. It all started with disagreements in agreement and fight for power and control. The Turkish officials claimed that the Armenians were going to revolt and destroy the Ottoman Empire. The Armenians were then ordered to pack up and leave in 3 days. Men were shot, and the survivors marched to non-existent relocation centers. They were denied water and food and were raided and attacked by Turkish under commission of the government. Hundreds of thousands of people died during deportation.
The Holocaust was in Germany but war was throughout the entire country in 1939. In six years the Nazis exterminated 12 million civilians including 6 million Jews whom they considered less important in a genocide. This genocide was leaded by Chancellor Adolf Hitler and his group of enforcers. In his mind, Jews were poisoning the blood and culture of the German people, and preventing them from attaining their political and...