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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However, the toll of the bombing on civilians in Serbia could in no way be considered as immoral as ethnic cleansing.
The long lines of vehicles at the border yesterday signalled the eradication campaign had reached Prizren, which previously had been spared the widespread violence, burning and so-called ethnic cleansing of other large cities such as Pec and Pristina, the capital.
is the only prospect we have of reversing this policy of ethnic cleansing, otherwise it would have been happening just the same but he would have known he could do it without any hindrance whatsoever.
All of the RAF contingent were following news reports of Serb atrocities and ethnic cleansing, but emotion had to be left behind when a pilot entered the cockpit, he said.
The Serbs see Kosovo as an integral part of their homeland yet the Nato "invasion" in support of the Albanian Kosovans may represent the beginning of a second bout of ethnic cleansing as Serbs are either forced out of their homes or flee in fear of reprisals.
There is no sensible military solution to the ethnic cleansing.
The left-wing MP said the Serbs would not have carried out wholesale ethnic cleansing in Kosovo if the allies had not started the bombing campaign.
Paramilitary groups, far-right organisations and racist individuals are on a mission of ethnic cleansing.
Why is this despicable act of ethnic cleansing forgotten?
The Prime Minister linked the bombers' hatred to the forces behind ethnic cleansing in Kosovo.
It was never the mission, never the expectation that action from the air alone can halt ethnic cleansing.
The ethnic cleansing being carried out in Kosovo is an example of nationalism at its worst, and it exemplifies the incredible cruelty humans are capable of inflicting on others," said Rabbi Menitoff of the CCAR, which represents the largest group of Jewish clergy.

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