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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Maryland-based reporter Jaspin presents 12 in-depth case studies in which racial cleansing emptied entire counties of African Americans from 1864 to 1923.
He writes: "Editors ignored clear conflicts of interest while editing the racial cleansing series.
From the context, it appears as though she was (rather sloppily) explaining a misconception, not advocating racial cleansing.
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.
A settlement based on these arguments will inevitably lead only to another orgy of racial cleansing.
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.