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February 8, 2023



When you hear the word, genocide what thoughts and images do you have? We casually speak of genocides,such as Castros in Cuba, Stalin against the Ukraian people, and perhaps the most well known genocide in history, was the genocide against Jewish people, by the German Nazi which had a great part in beginning World War two. What exactly is a genocide? The term was coined during WW II by Raphael Lemkin. The word genocide is formed by the Greek word for race or people. The other half of genocide uses a Latin word, for act of killing. Genocide means the intentional destruction of a race or peop...



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