Friday, April 15, 2011


In the convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, rasial or religious group, as such:

1. killing members of the group
2. causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group
3. delibertly inflicting on a group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part
4. imposing measures intended to prevent births within a group
5. forcibly transferring children of the group to another group

Following acts shall be punishable:

1. Genocide
2. Conspiracy to commit genocide
3. Direct and public incitement to commit genocide
4. Attempt to commit genocide
5. Complicity in genocide

Every UN member nation has promised to intervene and stop genocide. Wherever and whenever it occurs: 1948

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