Genocide Convention Cases

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on genocide convention cases explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "genocide convention cases" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of […]

Reservations to the Genocide Convention Case

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on reservations to the genocide convention case explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "reservations to the genocide convention case" in the Parry and […]

Cultural Genocide

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on cultural genocide explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "cultural genocide" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law […]

Genocide

Genocide as an U.S. State Statute Topic This term is one of the topics in some U.S. State Statutes. Other topics of the World Encyclopedia of Law which are topics of some State Statures are: Licensed Public Accountants (State statute topic) Guardians Ad Litem (State statute topic) […]

Prevention of Genocide

Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Yugoslavia) Embracing mainstream international law, this section on application of the convention on the prevention and punishment of the crime of genocide (Croatia v. Yugoslavia) explores the […]

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity Details of the Encyclopedia Editor: Dinah L. Shelton, editor in chief. Published: Detroit … Read more

Convention on the Prevention And Punishment Of the Crime Of Genocide

Human Rights Conventions: Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of GenocideFurther ReadingA concise encyclopedia of the United Nations (including Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, H Volger, KA Annan -2010) The Oxford Handbook on the United […]

Genocide Definition

Introduction to Genocide Definition

Genocide, crime of destroying or conspiring to destroy a group of people because of their ethnic, national, racial, or religious identity. Raphael Lemkin, a Polish legal scholar, coined the term in 1944 to describe Nazi Germany's annihilation of groups…

Genocide History

Introduction to Genocide History

Genocide has occurred since ancient times. When a group or a nation conquered another group, it was common practice to kill all the men-civilians and soldiers alike-of the conquered group. Well-known examples of such genocides include the widespread killings …

Genocide Types

Genocide: Types of Genocide

Introduction to Genocide Types

Although every mass killing involves unique circumstances, certain underlying conditions are common to most genocides. The offending nation, or perpetrator, is usually a nondemocratic country that views the targeted group as …