ethnic cleansing

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ethnic cleansing

Euphemistic the violent removal by one ethnic group of other ethnic groups from the population of a particular area: used esp of the activities of Serbs against Croats and Muslims in the former Yugoslavia
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"He is one of the most dangerous gunmen, and responsible for killing a number of citizens and security elements, in addition to conducting racial cleansing at Diala province and other Iraqi cities," Jawdat said.
Buried in the bitter waters; the hidden history of racial cleansing in America.
"The stories I had written were edited to obscure the Atlanta newspaper's lackadaisical coverage of race," Jaspin writes in his forthcoming book, "Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden History of Racial Cleansing in America," which has been obtained by E&P.
From the context, it appears as though she was (rather sloppily) explaining a misconception, not advocating racial cleansing. Moreover, she did not evince racist attitudes in other letters and speeches.
In a few short years doctors became the willing perpetrators of a racial cleansing policy that would enable them to maim, kill and experiment on human beings.
If the "great emancipator" had his way, Bennett says, he would have instigated "the racial cleansing of the United States of America."
Nevertheless, I suspect that someone in Canada who used a public forum, whether it was via the Internet or a newspaper's pages, on a regular basis in calling for the ethnic or racial cleansing of society would be at the very least subject to an investigation.
In his writing on philology, McDonagh argues, De Quincey has a programme for the racial cleansing of the Romantic imagination.