Lessons from Rwanda The Rwandan Genocide Lesson 1 – The origins of the Rwandan genocide

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Lessons from Rwanda The Rwandan Genocide Lesson 1 The origins of the Rwandan genocide. Rwanda is a small, land-locked state in east Africa. What is genocide?. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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PowerPoint PresentationLessons from RwandaThe Rwandan GenocideLesson 1 The origins of the Rwandan genocideRwanda is a small, land-locked state in east Africa.What is genocide?Any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such: Killing members of the group; Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the groupDeliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part;Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the groupForcibly transferring children of the group to another groupConvention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide - Article IIPhoto archives: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC.