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  1. Genocides By: Edgar P. & Mary Katherine M.

  2. What is a Genocide? • The deliberate extermination of a specific people because of their ethnicity, race, caste, religion, or nationality. • The term Genocide comes from the Greek prefix of genos (meaning race or people) and the Latin suffix of cide (which means to kill.)

  3. History of Genocide • First used in 1944 in Axis Rule in Occupied Europe by Raphael Lemkin. • The term Genocide comes from the Greek prefix of genos (meaning race or people) and the Latin suffix of cide (which means to kill.)

  4. Different Genocides • Holocaust • Rwandan • The Cultural Revolution

  5. Effects of Genocide • Mass Murder • Destruction of Infrastructure • Economic Collapse

  6. 8 Steps of Genocides • Classification • Symbolization • Dehumanization • Organization • Polarization • Preparation • Extermination • Denial

  7. Prevention of Genocides • UN says it’s a crime to commit genocide, plan or conspire to commit genocide, incite or cause other people to commit genocide or be complicit or involved in any act of genocide. • Military Action

  8. Solutions UN secretary says: • Prevent armed conflict • Protect civilians in armed conflict • End impunity through judicial action in national and international courts • Gather information and set up an early-warning system • Take swift and decisive action

  9. Bibliography • "Genocide." WIKIPEIDA The Free Encyclopedia. Web. 4 Dec 2013. • "The Holocaust." WIKIPEIDA The Free Encyclopedia. Web. 5 Dec 2013. • "Genocide in Rwanda." UNITED HUMANS RIGHTS COUNCIL. Web. 5 Dec 2013. • "Background Information on Preventing Genocide." OUTREACH PROGRAMME ON THE RWANDA GENOCIDE AND THE UNITED NATIONS. Web. 5 Dec 2013. • “Genocide.” Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society. ABC-CLIO. Web. 4 Dec. 2013