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    1. 1. GENOCIDE AWARENESS Julie Ea Senior Project 2011
    2. 3. <ul><li>“ Genocide is a form of one-sided mass killing in which a state or other authority intends to destroy a group, as that group and membership in it are defined by the perpetrator.” </li></ul><ul><li>Frank Chalk and Kurt Jonassohn </li></ul><ul><li>“ History and Sociology of Genocide” </li></ul>
    3. 4. Geno-cide Geno- from the Greek word genos , meaning birth, race of a similar kind -cide- from Latin cida, meaning to cut, kill
    4. 5. <ul><li>“ Genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(a) Killing members of the group; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; . . . </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.” </li></ul></ul></ul>The United Nations’ Definition
    5. 6. Genocides in the 20 th Century <ul><li>The Herero Genocide, Namibia , 1904-05 Death toll: 60,000 (3/4 of the population) </li></ul><ul><li>The Armenian Genocide, Ottoman Empire , 1915-23 Death toll: Up to 1.5 million </li></ul><ul><li>The Ukrainian Famine, 1932-1933 Death toll: 7 million </li></ul><ul><li>The Nanking Massacre, 1937-1938 </li></ul><ul><li>Death toll: 300,000 (50% of the pop) </li></ul><ul><li>The World War II Holocaust, Europe , 1942-45 Death toll: 6 million Jews, and millions of others, including Poles, Roma, homosexuals, and the physically and mentally handicapped, </li></ul><ul><li>The Cambodian Genocide, 1975-79 Death toll: 2 million </li></ul><ul><li>The East Timor Genocide , 1975- 1999 Death toll: 120,000 (20% of the population) </li></ul><ul><li>The Mayan Genocide, Guatemala, 1981-83 Death toll: Tens of thousands </li></ul><ul><li>Iraq, 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>Death toll: 50-100,000 </li></ul><ul><li>The Bosnian Genocide, 1991-1995 Death toll: 8,000 </li></ul><ul><li>The Rwandan Genocide, 1994 Death toll: 800,000 </li></ul><ul><li>The Darfur Genocide, Sudan , 2003-present Death toll: debated. 100,000? 300,000? 500,000? </li></ul>
    6. 7. The Armenian Genocide <ul><li>1915-23 Death toll: Up to 1.5 million </li></ul><ul><li>Perpetrators: Ottoman Turkish </li></ul><ul><li>Victims: Armenians </li></ul><ul><li>During and after World War I, </li></ul>Massacre
    7. 8. The Holocaust <ul><li>1942-45 Death toll: 6 million </li></ul><ul><li>Perpetrators: Nazis </li></ul><ul><li>Victims: Jews, Poles, Roma (Gypsies), homosexuals, physically and mentally handicapped, </li></ul>
    8. 9. The Cambodian Genocide <ul><li>1975-79 Death toll: 2 million </li></ul><ul><li>Perpetrators: Khmer Rouge </li></ul><ul><li>Victims: Intellectuals, Cambodian People </li></ul>
    9. 11. The Rwandan Genocide <ul><li>1994 Death toll: 800,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Perpetrators: Hutu </li></ul><ul><li>Victims: Tutsi </li></ul>
    10. 17. “… none of the troops moved. ‘It’s not our mandate,’ said one, leaning against his jeep as watched the condemned woman, the driving rain splashing at his blue United Nations badge.” -
    11. 19. Darfur & Congo <ul><li>Darfur </li></ul><ul><li>2003-present Death toll: debated. 100,000? 300,000? 500,000? </li></ul>