What is genocide?
Genocide - the deliberate and systematic destruction of a group of people because of their ethnicity, nationality, , or race. The term, derived from the Greek genos (“race,” “tribe,” or “nation”) and the Latin cide (“killing”), was coined by Raphael Lemkin, a Polish-born jurist who served as an adviser to the U.S. Department of War during .
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