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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Right now, the veneer of reform lamely proffered by Myanmar authorities serves only as a billboard for communal violence, ethnic cleansing and mass murder.
'Will the world silently witness another Srebrenica-type massacre and ethnic cleansing of Muslims in IoK?' he had Imran asked.
Dr Kamran said Partition involved ethnic cleansing mainly in Punjab on the basis of belief.
'In IoK, 12 days of curfew, presence of extra troops in an already heavily militarized occupied territory, sending in of RSS goons, complete communication blackout; with the example of Modi's earlier ethnic cleansing of Muslims in Gujarat,' will the world silently witness another Srebrenica-type massacre and ethnic cleansing of Muslims in IoK?, Imran asked.
Khan further said that what was happening in Kashmir was an "example of Modi's earlier ethnic cleansing of Muslims in Gujarat."
While remembering the innocent victims of March tragedy, we strongly condemn the deliberate and continued policy of genocide, crimes against humanity, racial discrimination and ethnic cleansing of Armenia against the people of Azerbaijan and reiterate the importance of ceasing impunity of Armenia to prevent occurrence of such inhumane crimes."
Commenting on the Israeli High Court decision allowing the Israeli military to demolish the Palestinian village within a week and to displace its residents without allowing them to return to their lands, Mahmoud said in a statement that this policy aims at forcing the original people of this land to leave their land and homes and therefore it is an actual implementation of ethnic cleansing.
Israel has a long history of contributing to other countries' own ethnic cleansing.
The OIC, a grouping of 57 Muslim-majority nations, released a statement on Sunday that criticised what it described as 'recent systematic brutal acts perpetrated by security forces against the Rohingya Muslim Community in Myanmar that has reached the level of ethnic cleansing, which constitute a serious and blatant violation of international law.'
The United Nations has described the military crackdown in Myanmar as "ethnic cleansing".
The former Chief of Army Staff and Minister of Defence called on Nigerians to rise up and defend themselves against killer-herdsmen, accusing the armed forces of colluding with the herdsmen to actualise an ethnic cleansing agenda.

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