Essay on Genocide And The Genocide Of Genocide

1597 Words May 11th, 2016 7 Pages
Genocide is a deliberate killing of a certain race of people by another group who deems themselves the ruling race. The Tutsis were the superiors of the two groups and the Hutu though that they should be because they had more in numbers. The Hutus thought they were supposed to be the rulers of Rwanda so they had begun the eight stages of a genocide. After the genocide had ended, the Hutus had continues a smaller amount of killing to cover up the fact that a genocide had occurred. Based on fear and governmental attacks in Rwanda, the Hutus committed acts of genocide against the Tutsi during a 100 day massacre in 1994.
Genocide is a deliberate killing of a certain race of people by another group who deems themselves the ruling race. Genocide was defined as the “intention to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethical, racial, or religious group” by the UHGC, or the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. Some of these crimes include: killing members of the group, causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group, deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part, imposing measures intended to prevent births within another group, and/or forcibly transferring children of the group to another group. Furthermore, there are much more crimes that do not get categorized into the definition of the crime of genocide. Some of these other crimes include,…

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