genocide genocide  /ˈdʒɛ nə ˌsaɪd/


  • (n) systematic killing of a racial or cultural group


  1. Civil war or not, some human rights experts say Iraq is showing precursor signs of genocide.
  2. When the genocide began, I stayed in Rwanda , reporting on the slaughter; friends later helped smuggle me to safety.
  3. Israel has always tiptoed around the whole idea of the Armenian genocide of 1915-1918, in which 1.


  1. Carmel Valley students receive award for their work in The Walk to End Genocide

    San Diego Jewish Academy’s Zander Cowan, Naomi Suminski, and Ilana Engel were awarded SDJA’s Abraham Joshua Heschel Award for their work as the High School Chairs of The Walk to End Genocide – San Diego. The Walk to End Genocide, which took place April 7, raises awareness and funds to provide vital resources for those suffering from the horrors of genocide. Cowan and Engel were among the top ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Del Mar Times

  2. Rwanda genocide prosecutor urges cooperation in capturing fugitives

    UNITED NATIONS, June 12 (UPI) -- The prosecutor in the 1994 Rwanda genocide tribunal urged U.N. member states to help find nine suspected war criminals still at large.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. A Bone to Pick With Genocide? Try a Million

    An installation of handmade bones was laid out on the National Mall to protest genocide. The effort was organized by One Million Bones. Photo by Simone Pathe. For 48 hours, the grass on the National Mall disappeared underneath a sea of white and grey "bones," a symbolic mass grave on the footsteps of the U.S. Capitol. The One Million Bones project is a public art installation created to protest ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Online NewsHour

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  1. "The next president must explain how he or she intends to bring that war to the swiftest possible conclusion without exacerbating a sectarian conflict that could quickly descend into genocide, destabilizing the entire Middle East, and enabling our...
    on Mar 5, 2008 By: John McCain Source:

  2. "My administration has called these actions by their rightful name: genocide. The world has a responsibility to put an end to it," Bush said.
    on May 29, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Forbes

  3. Odinga accused the government of stoking the chaos, telling The Associated Press in an interview that Kibaki's administration "is guilty, directly, of genocide."
    on Jan 1, 2008 By: Raila Odinga Source: Forbes

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