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Mass grave for dead Armenians. Armenian Genocide, 1915. It is acknowledged to have been one of the first modern genocides, as scholars point to the organized manner in which the killings were carried out to eliminate the Armenians, and it is the second most-studied case of genocide after the Holocaust. The word genocide was coined in order to describe these events.

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Protests over BBC's 'revisionist approach' to Rwandan genocide

#Genocide Protests over BBC's 'revisionist approach' to Rwandan genocide

The Genocide Convention was ratified on Dec. 9, 1948. The goal was to prevent genocide forever. But genocide has occurred over and over again.