What is Genocide?
"On December 9, 1948, in the shadow of the Holocaust, the United Nations approved the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. This convention establishes genocide as an international crime, which signatory nations “undertake to prevent and punish.” It defines genocide as:
[A]ny of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group such as:
This guide serves to provide resources for the following genocides:
Each page includes an overview of historical event (with relevant links to resources) and a sub page called "Education Resources" that includes a combination of primary resources, documentaries, websites, secondary sources, and articles. All of which cover topics that include: the 10 stages of genocide; context that led to genocide; world responses; and characteristics of the victims, bystanders, perpetrators, and upstanders.