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The Lemkin Concept of Genocide: A New Definition for an Old Crime
The Lemkin Concept of Genocide: A New Definition for an Old Crime

Author(s): Adam Daniel Rotfeld
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Polski Instytut Spraw Międzynarodowych
Keywords: Lemkin; genocide; convention; humanity; crime;

Summary/Abstract: The use of the term “genocide” is so frequent today that it is difficult to imagine how for centuries—if not from the very beginning of human history—we had managed to do without this notion, which was introduced into our language for the first time by Rafał Lemkin.

  • Issue Year: 2010
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 19-27
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: English