What is Genocide

As determined by the United Nations

What would you consider genocide?

Genocide means committed with an intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group by in one or more ways;

1)Deliberately targeting and killing members of a specific group.

2)Deliberately causing serious mental or bodily harm to a targeted group.

3)Deliberately Inflicting on the group, conditions of living targeted to bring about the destruction of the group

4) Intentionally preventing future births of the group.

5)Forecefully relocating the group.

Source:The international convention for the prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide on December 9, 1948 set the United Nations definition of genocide:

Call To Action; The Will to Intervene Project

The Will to Intervene (W2I) Project is a crucial initiative developed jointly by General Roméo Dallaire and Dr. Frank Chalk of the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) that is "spearheading the fight against genocide by building domestic political will in Canada and the United States to prevent future mass atrocities."(Concordia) To learn more visit: http://migs.concordia.ca/W2I/home.htm

Contact The Montreal Institute of Genocide and Human Rights Studies