Thinking Process Behind Race and Genocide- Hitler

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The Thinking Process behind Race and Genocide 7 The Thinking process behind Race and Genocide (2012 Science Project) Introduction Genocide is one of the main causes of preventable deaths in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. “The 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (known as the "Genocide Convention") defines genocide as any of the following acts committed with the intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group: - Killing members of the group; - Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; - Deliberately inflicting on the group the conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or part; - Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; - Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.” These genocides are so violent that they take more lives than war. By this report I will try to give the reader a better understanding of genocides. On April 7th, 2004, Former UN Secretary-general Kofi Annan launched an action plan for the prevention of genocides. He said “It is good that we have observed those minutes of silence together. We must never forget our collective failure to protect at least 800,000 defenceless men, women and children who perished in Rwanda 10 years ago. Such crimes cannot be reversed. Such failures cannot be repaired. The dead cannot be brought back to life. So what can we do? First, we must all acknowledge our responsibility for not having done more to Prevent or stop the genocide.” Genocides are not something that takes place suddenly and lacking warning. But, it is something that is deliberately projected and strategized. The results of these genocides are so violent that it is felt beyond the borders of the altered area as it damages the security and protection of the people of the

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