Wouldn’t it be scary if someone suddenly decided that you should disappear because he thinks you do not have the right to live because of your race or religion? Scary yes, but definitely possible. The word , which is also known as ethnic cleansing, is certainly not uncommon to anyone living in this not so perfect world, full of violence, hatred and discrimination. Throughout the decades, has taken place in more than one occasion, causing wars, slaughters and mass destruction of cities and towns. I think that is by far the worst crime in humanity. Hatred, superiority and personal memories are all behind .
Everyday, I get more surprised on how some very powerful leaders can act so ...

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To fully understand , one must first try to define it. is “the effort to destroy the essential foundations of the life of national groups whose objectives would be the disintegration of the political and social institutions of culture, language, national feelings, religion, and the economic existence of national groups, and the destruction of the personal security, liberty, health, dignity, and even the lives of the individuals belonging to such groups” (Charny 2). The crime of dates from a very long time ago. The first time a crime happened is not dated or even remembered and it is “lost in antiquity” (Charny 41). That raises the issue that maybe humans were created with all that hatred inside them. But again there is no evidence about this.
Personally, when I first heard the term , the first picture that came up to my mind was the picture of the German dictator Hitler. Hitler hated Jews and saw them as the reason behind every disaster in the world. In his biography on Hitler, ...

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