The U.S. military actually had a good and workable response to this genocide.
To ask the question is to be branded a genocide denier, a crime for which one is imprisoned.
To begin with, what's going on in Libya should not in any way be confused with the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
Both stand charged with crimes against humanity and genocide.
She said her sister-in-law, who is Rwandan, survived the genocide but lost her brothers and father.
Nuclear nightmares intermingled with Armenian and Jewish flashbacks of genocide.
He didn't want to be accused of genocide, since the Lani were so human in appearance.
In a chance encounter with angry Serb mobs in the streets of Pristina he accused the Albanians of genocide.
genocide is defined as the extermination of a race of sapient beings.
The mystery of our failure at genocide forced an unpleasant decision on Benson.
1944, apparently coined by Polish-born U.S. jurist Raphael Lemkin (1900-1959) in his work "Axis Rule in Occupied Europe" [p.19], in reference to Nazi extermination of Jews, literally "killing a tribe," from Greek genos "race, kind" (see genus) + -cide. The proper formation would be *genticide.
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 aimed at the destruction of essential foundations of the life of national groups, with the aim of annihilating the groups themselves. [Lemkin]Earlier in a similar sense was populicide (1799), from French populicide, by 1792, a word from the Revolution. This was taken into German, e.g. Völkermeuchelnden "genocidal" (Heine), which was Englished 1893 as folk-murdering.