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Is intent required for genocide?

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Is there a manslaughter version of genocide?

Snopes's article on the South Africa vs Israel genocide case explains that intent is an important element of genocide. Likewise, intent is an important element of murder. But we've also invented the ...
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Are there established criteria for minimum number/fraction of kills to constitute genocide?

Suppose the state of Nowhereistan has subjects of different ethnic groups, including, say, a Million Somebodyites. One day, the government decides ceremoniously to randomly choose one Somebodyite and ...
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Is it legally plausible that Israel could be guilty of genocide against Palestinians?

A recent article from the Anti-Defamation League states (without citing any sources or providing any evidence): Genocide is a legal term, and in no way do Israeli policies and actions meet this legal ...
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