DEFINITION 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:

(a) Killing members of the group;

(b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;

(c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part;

(d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;

(e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
Paris, 9 December 1948

Genocide is ANY ACT that puts the very existence of a group in jeopardy.

Henry Huttenbach  (Locating the Holocaust on the genocide spectrum: towards a methodology of definition and categorization, Holocaust and Genocide Studies Vol 3, No 3, pp 289–303).

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