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Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing

Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing, and Racism

Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing, and RacismAncient GenocidesThe Armenian GenocideThe HolocaustApartheidRwandaEthnic Cleansing in YugoslaviaDarfur

Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing, and Racism ProjectChoose one of the topics from below and watch the movie and read a/the book associated with it. Write a research paper that incorporates ideas from the movie and book with outside primary and secondary source material.

Holocaust Schindlers List; Diary of Anne Frank or The Hiding Place or NightRwanda Hotel Rwanda; Left to Tell or Shake Hands With the DevilSouth Africa Invictus; Cry the Beloved Country

http://www.yale.edu/gsp/index.html

Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing, and RacismWhat is the United Nations definition of genocide?What acts constitute genocide?How does it differ from the charge crimes against humanity?What is the difference in the view of academics and human rights activists toward genocide?Genocide acts committed with intent to destroy in whole or in part particular groups of people based on nationality, ethnicity, race, or religion

Killing; serious mental or bodily harm including rape, forced conditions on a group meant to destroy the group; sterilization; forcibly transferring children of one group to another to assimilate them in an effort to destroy the groups identity

Crimes against humanity murder, extermination, slavery, ethic cleansing, torture, rape/sex slave trade, apartheid, serious injury, imprisonment, extreme depravementThere is no intent to destroy a particular group persecution of civilians

Academics strict and narrow view of the definition; production of knowledge and information so policy makers can make decisionsHuman rights activists influence of policy makers

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Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing, and RacismHow should genocide be dealt with? Should it be on a national scale, regional, or global? What is the role of transnational organizations such as the United Nations?Write down your opinion now, and then compare it to your opinion upon completion of this unit.

Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing, and RacismHow does genocide affect societies, groups, and individuals?1. Deprives people of their fundamental right to life 2. shocks our moral conscience 3. deprives society of the contributions of the dead 4. permanently damages country or people who commit the genocide (ex. Germany meet a German and think Nazi or Holocaust)6

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.--Edmund Burke7

Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing, and RacismAncient Genocides

Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing: Ancient GenocidesDeuteronomy 7 and 20Joshua 6 and 8Thucydides The History of the Peloponnesian War Chapter X

Genocide and the BibleFor what reason did God order the complete destruction of the cities of Jericho and Ai?Is it possible to reconcile the atrocities performed in the name of God, and attributed to God in the Old Testament with the messages of love, compassion, and forgiveness found in the New Testament?

SpartaFor what reason did God order the complete destruction of the cities of Jericho and Ai?Is it possible to reconcile the atrocities performed in the name of God, and attributed to God in the Old Testament with the messages of love, compassion, and forgiveness found in the New Testament?

SpartaFor what reason did God order the complete destruction of the cities of Jericho and Ai?Is it possible to reconcile the atrocities performed in the name of God, and attributed to God in the Old Testament with the messages of love, compassion, and forgiveness found in the New Testament?

Roman Destruction of CarthageFor what reason did God order the complete destruction of the cities of Jericho and Ai?Is it possible to reconcile the atrocities performed in the name of God, and attributed to God in the Old Testament with the messages of love, compassion, and forgiveness found in the New Testament?

Roman Destruction of CarthageFor what reason did God order the complete destruction of the cities of Jericho and Ai?Is it possible to reconcile the atrocities performed in the name of God, and attributed to God in the Old Testament with the messages of love, compassion, and forgiveness found in the New Testament?

Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing, and RacismThe Armenian Genocide

Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing: Armenian GenocideReadingsDPs: Europes Displaced PersonsFires of Hatred

Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing: Armenian GenocideWhy was the Armenian genocide perpetrated?How many people died in the Armenian genocide?How did the Turks implement their plans?

When WWI erupted, the Young Turk government, hoping to save the remains of the weakened Ottoman Empire, adopted a policy of Pan Turkism the establishment of a mega Turkish empire comprising of all Turkic-speaking peoples of the Caucasus and Central Asia extending to China, intending also to Turkify all ethnic minorities of the empire. The Armenian population became the main obstacle standing in the way of the realization of this policy.

Although the decision for the deportation of all Armenians from the Western Armenia (Eastern Turkey) was adopted in late 1911, the Young Turks used WWI as a suitable opportunity for its implementation.

There were an estimated two million Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire on the eve of WWI. Approximately one and a half million Armenians perished between 1915 and 1923. Another half million found shelter abroad.

Genocide is the organized killing of a people for the express purpose of putting an end to their collective existence. Because of its scope, genocide requires central planning and an internal machinery to implement. This makes genocide the quintessential state crime, as only a government has the resources to carry out such a scheme of destruction.

On 24th of April in 1915, the first phase of the Armenian massacres began with the arrest and murder of nearly hundreds intellectuals, mainly from Constantinople, the capital of Ottoman Empire (now Istanbul in present day Turkey). Subsequently, Armenians worldwide commemorate the April 24th as a day that memorializes all the victims of the Armenian Genocide.

The second phase of the final solution appeared with the conscription of some 60.000 Armenian men into the general Turkish army, who were later disarmed and killed by their Turkish fellowmen.

The third phase of the genocide comprised of massacres, deportations and death marches made up of women, children and the elderly into the Syrian deserts. During those marches hundreds of thousand were killed by Turkish soldiers, gendarmes and Kurdish mobs. Others died because of famine, epidemic diseases and exposure to the elements. Thousands of women and children were raped. Tens of thousands were forcibly converted to Islam.

Finally, the fourth phase of the Armenian genocide appeared with the total and utter denial by the Turkish government of the mass killings and elimination of the Armenian nation on its homeland. Despite the ongoing international recognition of the Armenian genocide, Turkey has consistently fought the acceptance of the Armenian Genocide by any means, including false scholarship, propaganda campaigns, lobbying, etc. 17

Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing: Armenian GenocideWhy was the Armenian genocide perpetrated?How many people died in the Armenian genocide?How did the Turks implement their plans?

When WWI erupted, the Young Turk government, hoping to save the remains of the weakened Ottoman Empire, adopted a policy of Pan Turkism the establishment of a mega Turkish empire comprising of all Turkic-speaking peoples of the Caucasus and Central Asia extending to China, intending also to Turkify all ethnic minorities of the empire. The Armenian population became the main obstacle standing in the way of the realization of this policy.

Although the decision for the deportation of all Armenians from the Western Armenia (Eastern Turkey) was adopted in late 1911, the Young Turks used WWI as a suitable opportunity for its implementation.

There were an estimated two million Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire on the eve of WWI. Approximately one and a half million Armenians perished between 1915 and 1923. Another half million found shelter abroad.

Genocide is the organized killing of a people for the express purpose of putting an end to their collective existence. Because of its scope, genocide requires central planning and an internal machinery to implement. This makes genocide the quintessential state crime, as only a government has the resources to carry out such a scheme of destruction.

On 24th of April in 1915, the first phase of the Armenian massacres began with the arrest and murder of nearly hundreds intellectuals, mainly from Constantinople, the capital of Ottoman Empire (now Istanbul in present day Turkey). Subsequently, Armenians worldwide commemorate the April 24th as a day that memorializes all the victims of the Armenian Genocide.

The second phase of the final solution appeared with the conscription of some 60.000 Armenian men into the general Turkish army, who were later disarmed and killed by their Turkish fellowmen.

The third phase of the genocide comprised of massacres, deportations and death marches made up of women, children and the elderly into the Syrian deserts. During those marches hundreds of thousand were killed by Turkish soldiers, gendarmes and Kurdish mobs. Others died because of famine, epidemic diseases and exposure to the elements. Thousands of women and children were raped. Tens of thousands were forcibly converted to Islam.

Finally, the fourth phase of the Armenian genocide appeared with the total and utter denial by the Turkish government of the mass killings and elimination of the Armenian nation on its homeland. Despite the ongoing international recognition of the Armenian genocide, Turkey has consistently fought the acceptance of the Armenian Genocide by any means, including false scholarship, propaganda campaigns, lobbying, etc. 18

Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing: Armenian GenocideWhy was the Armenian genocide perpetrated?How many people died in the Armenian genocide?How did the Turks implement their plans?

When WWI erupted, the Young Turk government, hoping to save the remains of the weakened Ottoman Empire, adopted a policy of Pan Turkism the establishment of a mega Turkish empire comprising of all Turkic-speaking peoples of the Caucasus and Central Asia extending to China, intending also to Turkify all ethnic minorities of the empire. The Armenian population became the main obstacle standing in the way of the realization of this policy.

Although the decision for the deportation of all Armenians from the Western Armenia (Eastern Turkey) was adopted in late 1911, the Young Turks used WWI as a suitable opportunity for its implementation.

There were an estimated two million Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire on the eve of WWI. Approximately one and a half million Armenians perished between 1915 and 1923. Another half million found shelter abroad.

Genocide is the organized killing of a people for the express purpose of putting an end to their collective existence. Because of its scope, genocide requires central planning and an internal machinery to implement. This makes genocide the quintessential state crime, as only a government has the resources to carry out such a scheme of destruction.

On 24th of April in 1915, the first phase of the Armenian massacres began with the arrest and murder of nearly hundreds intellectuals, mainly from Constantinople, the capital of Ottoman Empire (now Istanbul in present day Turkey). Subsequently, Armenians worldwide commemorate the April 24th as a day that memorializes all the victims of the Armenian Genocide.

The second phase of the final solution appeared with the conscription of some 60.000 Armenian men into the general Turkish army, who were later disarmed and killed by their Turkish fellowmen.

The third phase of the genocide comprised of massacres, deportations and death marches made up of women, children and the elderly into the Syrian deserts. During those marches hundreds of thousand were killed by Turkish soldiers, gendarmes and Kurdish mobs. Others died because of famine, epidemic diseases and exposure to the elements. Thousands of women and children were raped. Tens of thousands were forcibly converted to Islam.

Finally, the fourth phase of the Armenian genocide appeared with the total and utter denial by the Turkish government of the mass killings and elimination of the Armenian nation on its homeland. Despite the ongoing international recognition of the Armenian genocide, Turkey has consistently fought the acceptance of the Armenian Genocide by any means, including false scholarship, propaganda campaigns, lobbying, etc. 19Armenia

Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing: Armenian GenocideWhy was the Armenian genocide perpetrated?How many people died in the Armenian genocide?How did the Turks implement their plans?

When WWI erupted, the Young Turk government, hoping to save the remains of the weakened Ottoman Empire, adopted a policy of Pan Turkism the establishment of a mega Turkish empire comprising of all Turkic-speaking peoples of the Caucasus and Central Asia extending to China, intending also to Turkify all ethnic minorities of the empire. The Armenian population became the main obstacle standing in the way of the realization of this policy.

Although the decision for the deportation of all Armenians from the Western Armenia (Eastern Turkey) was adopted in late 1911, the Young Turks used WWI as a suitable opportunity for its implementation.

There were an estimated two million Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire on the eve of WWI. Approximately one and a half million Armenians perished between 1915 and 1923. Another half million found shelter abroad.

Genocide is the organized killing of a people for the express purpose of putting an end to their collective existence. Because of its scope, genocide requires central planning and an internal machinery to implement. This makes genocide the quintessential state crime, as only a government has the resources to carry out such a scheme of destruction.

On 24th of April in 1915, the first phase of the Armenian massacres began with the arrest and murder of nearly hundreds intellectuals, mainly from Constantinople, the capital of Ottoman Empire (now Istanbul in present day Turkey). Subsequently, Armenians worldwide commemorate the April 24th as a day that memorializes all the victims of the Armenian Genocide.

The second phase of the final solution appeared with the conscription of some 60.000 Armenian men into the general Turkish army, who were later disarmed and killed by their Turkish fellowmen.

The third phase of the genocide comprised of massacres, deporta...

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