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How many persons must be injured or killed before it is considered genocide?




political orientation

vulnerable populations

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Update 3:

In the world of the "war crime criminal" they don't see it that way, either.

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    That's not how it works. Google 'definition of genocide' for how it works.

    Genocide is the systematic annihilation of a group. If the group had only 2 members, technically killing both those members would be genocide. Genocide happens in other ways, too. Read about it.

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  • avgjoe
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    Generally speaking, genocide does not necessarily mean the immediate destruction of a nation, except when accomplished by mass killings of all members of a nation. It is intended rather to signify a coordinated plan of different actions aiming at the destruction of essential foundations of the life of national groups, with the aim of annihilating the groups themselves. The objectives of such a plan would be the disintegration of the political and social institutions, of culture, language, national feelings, religion, and the economic existence of national groups, and the destruction of the personal security, liberty, health, dignity, and even the lives of the individuals belonging to such groups.

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Only one if you're the only citizen.

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