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United Nations Convention of Genocide 

"Art. 2. In the present convention, 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: 
  • Killing members of the group;

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  • Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;

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  • Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part;

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  • Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;

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  • Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group."




The Encyclopedia of the United Nations and International Relations. New York: Taylor and Francis, 1990. Excerpt from p.328. (Official link)

 

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