Genocide is a process that develops in eight stages that are predictable but not inexorable (at each stage, preventive mea...
 Us vs. Them: Groups are divided based on  differences
 Symbols forced upon groups to distinguish  them.
 Members seen as animals, diseases, non-  human. At this stage, hate propaganda in  print and on hate radios is used to v...
 Trained units or armies to carry out acts of  violence
 Using propaganda- either with “us” or with  “them.” Extremists drive the groups apart  and target the moderates, intimid...
 Victims identified and separated from the  rest of society due to race, ethnicity or  religion
 Quickly becomes the mass killing legally  called genocide. It is extermination to the  killers because they do not see t...
 The 8th stage that always follows a genocide.  Perpetrators deny crimes were committed.
 Holocaust: German vs. Jew   “                                  Jews are forced to                                  carry...
 Holocaust: Jews were forced to wear the  yellow star under Nazi rule
 Holocaust: Anti-Semitic posters, children’s  books, radio stations used to implant idea  that Jews are less than human  ...
 Holocaust: German police, Jewish police  (that the Nazi’s organized), Gestapo, and  S.S. were used to find, assault, and...
 Holocaust: Propaganda continues and  increases. Moderates who are most able  to stop the genocide are arrested and  kill...
 Holocaust: Jews are segregated into ghettos  and deported into concentration camps                                    Th...
 Holocaust: concentration camp mass  murders
 Holocaust: Perpetrators dug up mass  graves, burned bodies, attempted to  cover up evidence, blamed victims, and  blocke...
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8 stages of genocide

  1. 1. Genocide is a process that develops in eight stages that are predictable but not inexorable (at each stage, preventive measures can stop it).
  2. 2.  Us vs. Them: Groups are divided based on differences
  3. 3.  Symbols forced upon groups to distinguish them.
  4. 4.  Members seen as animals, diseases, non- human. At this stage, hate propaganda in print and on hate radios is used to vilify the victim group.
  5. 5.  Trained units or armies to carry out acts of violence
  6. 6.  Using propaganda- either with “us” or with “them.” Extremists drive the groups apart and target the moderates, intimidating and silencing the center.
  7. 7.  Victims identified and separated from the rest of society due to race, ethnicity or religion
  8. 8.  Quickly becomes the mass killing legally called genocide. It is extermination to the killers because they do not see the victims as human.
  9. 9.  The 8th stage that always follows a genocide. Perpetrators deny crimes were committed.
  10. 10.  Holocaust: German vs. Jew “ Jews are forced to carry anti-Semitic signs.
  11. 11.  Holocaust: Jews were forced to wear the yellow star under Nazi rule
  12. 12.  Holocaust: Anti-Semitic posters, children’s books, radio stations used to implant idea that Jews are less than human A page of The Poisonious Mushroom, an anti-Semitic novel for children. The page shows children how to identify a Jew: “The Jewish nose is crooked at its tip. It looks like the number 6.”
  13. 13.  Holocaust: German police, Jewish police (that the Nazi’s organized), Gestapo, and S.S. were used to find, assault, and kill Jews A damaged lintel above a Torah ark in a synagogue in Nentershausen. Synagogues were burned, Jewish homes were looted, and 91 Jews died. Gestapo, supported by local armed police, arrested approximately 30,000 Jews and deported them to death camps.
  14. 14.  Holocaust: Propaganda continues and increases. Moderates who are most able to stop the genocide are arrested and killed German propaganda campaign climaxes in the days leading up to invasion of the Warsaw.
  15. 15.  Holocaust: Jews are segregated into ghettos and deported into concentration camps The sealing of the Warsaw Ghetto in 1939.
  16. 16.  Holocaust: concentration camp mass murders
  17. 17.  Holocaust: Perpetrators dug up mass graves, burned bodies, attempted to cover up evidence, blamed victims, and blocked the investigations of the crimes

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