genocide • Systematic destruction of all or part of a racial, ethnic, religious, or national group • How many does it have to be to be called genocide?
genocide • What acts do you think are included in genocide? Is it just killing? • Systematic rape • Causing serious bodily or mental harm • Sterilization/preventing births • Forcibly transferring children to another group
genocide • International Criminal Tribunal (later called the International Criminal Court) established in the Hague in the 1990s • Hold hearings, try cases, give verdicts and dispense punishments • Thinking question: Has the ICC been able to stop/prevent genocides?
20th Cent. genocides • Armenia • Ukraine • Cambodia • Holocaust • Bosnia • Rwanda • Darfur
Scream Bloody Murder • CNN Documentary on Genocides • Christiane Amanpour • Intro
Assignment • Work in small groups to read about one of the 20th century genocides • Complete the column on your WS • As a group, create a poster/museum exhibit that has all of the information needed to fill in the chart • We will do a gallery walk when finished
Requirements Your poster/museum exhibit must have: • At least two hand-drawn pictures (one can be a map) • Information for each row on the WS • Neat and clear writing – large enough for others to read Every group member must contribute