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When taken to an extreme, hateful rhetoric by political leaders can precipitate civil wars and genocides, as was the case in the 1990s in Rwanda, where Hutu extremists used anti-Tutsi radio broadcasts to foment widespread violence.
WHEN POLITICIANS USE HATE SPEECH, POLITICAL VIOLENCE INCREASESLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 29, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
More still are protesting the movie since parts were filmed in Xinjiang, a minority region of China facing cultural genocide from the government.
AMID GEOPOLITICAL TENSIONS, ‘MULAN’ IS A LITMUS TEST FOR LOYALTIESRHHACKETTFORTUNESEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
The starkest example of that is the human rights abuses taking place against Uyghurs and other Muslim groups in Xinjiang, where some argue a full-blown genocide is underway.
CHINA’S INSATIABLE APPETITE FOR CONTROL IS FORCING EVEN ITS “MODEL MINORITY” TO REBELISABELLA STEGERSEPTEMBER 4, 2020QUARTZ
The war-on-fire mentality found especially fertile ground in California, a state that had emerged from the genocide and cultural destruction of tribes who understood fire and relied on its benefits to tend their land.
THEY KNOW HOW TO PREVENT MEGAFIRES. WHY WON’T ANYBODY LISTEN?BY ELIZABETH WEILAUGUST 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
Kitty Genovese is not in Bosnia, but genocide resides there now.
5 PSYCHOLOGY TERMS YOU’RE PROBABLY MISUSING (EP. 334 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 9, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Nuclear nightmares intermingled with Armenian and Jewish flashbacks of genocide.
AFTER THE RAINSAM VAKNIN
The mystery of our failure at genocide forced an unpleasant decision on Benson.
THE TEST COLONYWINSTON MARKS
In a chance encounter with angry Serb mobs in the streets of Pristina he accused the Albanians of genocide.
AFTER THE RAINSAM VAKNIN
Genocide is defined as the extermination of a race of sapient beings.
LITTLE FUZZYHENRY BEAM PIPER
He didn't want to be accused of genocide, since the Lani were so human in appearance.
THE LANI PEOPLEJ. F. BONE
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WORDS RELATED TO GENOCIDE

  • annihilation
  • assassination
  • bloodbath
  • bloodshed
  • butchery
  • carnage
  • decimation
  • extermination
  • genocide
  • internecion
  • murder
  • slaughter
  • slaying
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