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The ivory trade is the commercial, often illegal trade inthe ivory tusks of the hippopotamus , walrus , narwhal , [1] mammoth , [2] andmost commonly, Asian and African elephants . Ivory has been traded for hundreds of years by people in suchregions as Greenland, Alaska, and Siberia....
The Bill of Rights is defined by community standards. The provisionincorporated against the states within the United States Court ofAppeals has not been incorporated against the states.
Genocides are oneof the most difficult things to prevent. By the time the outsideworld knows about one, it has gone for weeks, months or years. Morethan six decades after the Holocaust, the horrors of Bosnia,Rwanda, and Darfur are sobering reminders that preventing futuregenocides and mass...
They all do. However, since the United States has relatively weak diplomaticrelations with Cuba, extradition between the two is extremely rareand a very lengthy process.
Which genocide? if you're talking about the holocaust, it took place in the 1940s
The genocide inDarfur has claimed 400,000 lives and displaced over2,500,000 people. More than one hundred people continue to die eachday; five thousand die every month. The Sudanese governmentdisputes these estimates and denies any connection with theJanjaweed..
24,000 to 100,000 Hereros. Don't know how many Germans though.
China has rather weak alcohol consumption policies with virtuallyno age restriction on drinking. Statistics show the upsurge in theChinese economy has resulted in a noticeable increase in alcoholconsumption as well as an increase in crimes or problems associatedwith heavy drinking such as domestic...
the ordinary people were able to vote, they had more freedom and the space they needed to love, this came with some strings attached.
The Armenian genocide lasted for 2 years from 1915 to 1917. Of the2 million Armenians there were in the Ottoman Empire about 1.5million died during the genocide.
In Amritsar, over 5,000 people gathered at Jallianwala Bagh.
One Category here at WikiAnswers that the Human rights questions are initially being put into is the International Laws category as human rights issues are in general a world wide concern. As categories are added on a regular basis it is possible for these questions to be moved out their current...
Unfortuneately the conflict in darfur hasn't ended and had been going on for about 10 years now.
It Ended Around Mid-July.
Yes. Greece has signed an extradition treaty with US. The treaty was signed on November 1, 1932 at Washington. Treaty and exchange of notes were signed at Athens on May 6, 1931. Senate advice and consent to ratification was done on February 19, 1932. It was ratified by the President of the United...
Yes - Rwanda 1994 - 800,000 Tutsis slaughtered by Hutus on racialgrounds. Their weapon of choice: the machete, a type of sword thatis curved, and wider at the end. There was also a genocide of millions of Armenians after World WarI, in Turkey, by fanatical Moslem turks, inspired by radicalIslamist...
The Rwandan Genocide ended in July 1994 when the Tutsi RPF(Rwandese Patriotic Front) captured Kigali. The Hutus fled to Zaireand to other countries.
A trade barrier is when governments have goods imported from lesscompetitive businesses instead of buying local. An example is howmost of the items available for purchase in the U.S. are made inChina.
All genocide is horrific but the sheer scale and size of the holocaust as well as the industrial efficiency of killings of the Nazis makes it stand out. The Germans were very organised and had archives and infrastructure for the action, which has simplified proving the crime, although they tried to...
Depends who does the massacre. the one who kills, injures,massacres...its a sort of of killing. But if oneis a victim..its so difficult. Its a suffereing.
method 1: firing squad: In this peoples are asked to stand in groups and they shoot out. emthod 2: gas chamber: In ths the people are locked in room are poisen gas is filled. method 3: the city is bombed. method 4: raping and kiling method 5: stoping food supply
About 800 000 people died so it would be impossible to name all of them, but it was mostly Tutsis who died.
Well, the Spanish conquistadors came from Cuba to the America's in 1492 after Columbus discovered the "New World." So I would say somewhere from the late 1400s until the early 1500s.
To find those which are guaranteed by the Constitution, you could start with those in the Bill of Rights (the first 10 amendments). Those aren't the only ones, but the basic ones are enumerated there. However, the real truth is that, under the Constitution, we are a government of the people, by...
Examples of genocide include: Armenia in WW1 by th Turks; The dispossession of the American Indian by the US in the north & Spain in central & south america; The concentration camps in WW2; The treatment of their neighbours in recent years by Serbia; Rwanda;
Around ten million people were killed in the Ukrainian SovietSocialist Republic famine-genocide. Known as the Holodomor, thisterror occurred in 1932 and 1933.
The Krakow Ghetto Massacre refers to the final ÔliquidationÕ of theJewish ghetto in the Polish city of Krakow. Deportations from theGhetto had begun in May 1942; however, the SS killed about 2000remaining Jews who had been deemed unfit for work on the days ofMarch 13 and March 14,1943.
" http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What is crime against humanity and lawis it dealt under the international criminal courthow is UN security council responsible "
There is only one country known to have a One-Child policy, and that country is - China.
Up to 400,000 people have died due as a result of direct attacksand conflict induced malnutrition and disease. The vast majority ofthese have been women, children and civilian men. More than 3million people have been displaced and are living in IDP camps.More than 350,000 people are deprived of...
it started in 1949, and is still going on to this day
They fought each other and huti brought slaves to fight and tutsi was unable to fight so in modern, it's about some governmentary arguments or conflicts over situations th included ethnic groups.
Armenia was part of Iran for different periods of history (its takes time to write) but the modern Armenian came to Iran because Iran was the only power who could stand against Ottoman Turks that was enemy of Armenian (in east)
Pol Pot did affect the world through his racist sentiments. As aleader, he helped the spread of slave trade especially in areaswhere he had jurisdictions.
u have to kill people that want to wipe out an entire race of people because that is not right for them to do dat
Holocausts are genocides murder). I have heard that there are some going on in some parts of Africa like the Congo.And Iraq too.
If no-one know about it, then no-one would know the answer to this quetion either.
A reason is lots of hatred
The Armenian death marches ended in the Syrian desert.
Both were carried out againts outnumbered Texans and both became rallying cries at the battle of San Jacinto
annihilation, carnage, holocaust, slaughter
Depending on nation or region, there can be multiple laws applicable to radioactive matter and control of radiation emissions. Strontium-90 (a radioactive isotope of strontium with half-lives ranging* from 28.78 to 29.1 years) --- along with many other radioactive elements --- is subject to...
There is a very long history of conflict in Rwanda which was first settled by Hutu people from the tenth century, but from the fourteenth century they became dominated by the Tutsu people migrating to the area. They established a monarchy in the fifteenth century and then a unified state in the late...
Yes, other examples include: .The Ottoman Turkish genocide of the Armenians in 1915-1917, but the Turkish government vehemently denies that there was any genocide at the time. .The Rwanda Genocide of 1994.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a declaration adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 10, 1948. It states that the recognition of human dignity is the foundation for justice and peace in the world.
Answer 1: Religion. Answer 2: Hardly religion. The ideology of "Socialism/Communism"* has been used to justify more killings than any other belief system, or all the religious beliefs combined. Hitler's National Socialist Germany - 15 million to 20 million. Stalin's Union of Soviet...
"Because it is Armenian propoganda and did not really happen!" says the initial poster of this question. There real answer is because of people like this person. Over the last century the Turkish government has done everything in its power to promote forgetting the genocide and to rational the great...
they did not ignore it, they just did not see it as a priority. The thinking was that they should focus on a military defeat of Hitler, with that they could stop any attempted genocide. A course of action that,since then, is generally accepted as the most appropriate course.
Many of the perpetrators of the Rwandan Genocide were tried andreceived life sentences. Unfortunately, many of those whoparticipated in the genocide ran away to other countries, or wentout in the bush, where pursuit is almost impossible. Part of thesadness is that the conflict is tribal, and...
They don't test for rare or unknown gene pools nor do they think there will be racial genocide so there is no place for you to look. They only use the test to find out if ppl are related or if they have hereditary diseases etc.
The targeting and killing of a group of people based on their race.
A: The short answer is 'no'. If the legendary saint ever really lived,in the third century, this was long before the ProtestantReformation, making it impossible for him to kill Protestants. The 'St Valentine's Day massacre' was an event in United Stateshistory, that just happened to occur on 14th...
It was the Ottoman governmen'ts systemetic extermination ofArmenians. It started from 24 April 1924 when Otoman authorityrounded up, started arresting and deporting 235 to 270 Armenianintellecual and community leaders from Constantinople to Ankara andlater killed them. The genocide was carried out...
Hitler saw the Jews as subhuman and wanted the Jews out of Germanyand out of the "living space" he was going to create for theexpaded German nation. One of the first solutions proposed was theuse of the very large island of Madagascar (then a French colony)as a self-contained homeland for the Jews....
Yes, it is illegal to copy a computer game. The game is copyright, which means that by law, you are not allowed to copy it. Doing so could result in a lawsuit towards you from the company. They will sue for the maximum amount of money possible.
Women, children, elderly men, and many of them died from hunger anddieases caused by hunger and malnutrition. An estmated 400 000seemed to be the victims.
1 Algeria 2 Angola 3 Botswana 4 Burundi 5 Cameroon 6 Comoros 7 Egypt 8 Eritrea 9 Ethiopia 10 Gambia 11 Ghana 12 Guinea 13 Kenya 14 Liberia 15 Libya 16 Malawi 17 Mauritania 18 Mauritius 19 Morocco 20 Namibia 21 Nigeria 22 Senegal 23 Seychelles (does not prosecute anyone under their anti-sodomylaw,...
Covenant is a legal agreement between states internationally and when it is signed it is internationally legally binding for parties signed. Convention is an official agreement between countries or leaders. If states do not sign it, states will not be having any responsibility to fulfill or...
The European Court of Justice has four main functions. .1. National courts can request an interpretation of how EU lawshould be applied in a certain country - this is called apreliminary hearing 2. The Commission or another member state can report that a memberstate is not fulfilling its...
If you do not stand up for injustice then you are in a sense agreeing with it because you have said nothing. Words are very important and have a lot of power. Everything in creation came about by the spoken Word of God. Sometimes by speaking up against injustice you can stop it from becoming...
a happy free life that was free from harm and things from the 'outside world' as you could say. He just wanted to convince the Germans that killing off the Jews was a 'good thing.' so basically, he was just lying to them to make them believe that he would be a good leader.
The Rwandan genocide was carried out by the Hutu's. They targeted moderate Hutu leaders and the entire Tutsi population.
The Rwandan Genocide of 1994 and the Holocaust (WWII).
In the numerous "killing fields" all across the country ofCambodia. The genocide did not happen in just one place. Probably the most important and most famous killing field isCheung-Ek, which is around 15-30 minutes outside of the capitalPhnom Penh.
well for nationalism, countries were extremely proud and willing to fight for their country. for militarism, when one country started militarizing, the others started. It was an arms race, each one trying to out do the other.
A genocide is when a person or a group of people try to exterminate a whole race or culture. The Hutu's were trying to extermanate the Tutsi's because of their race. That's what made it a genocide. .
A weapon payload put on a missile. The payload contents can be anything destructive: conventional explosive, nuclear explosive, incendiary, chemical poison, biological, radiological, etc.
The genocide was planned by members of the core political eliteknown as the akazu, many of whom occupied positions at top levelsof the national government. Perpetrators came from the ranks of theRwandan army, the National Police (gendarmerie), government-backedmilitias including the Interahamwe and...
Feel like as everyone of us, as we are not there in Darfur. But ina broader sense, Its a genocide, recognised. We have to raise ourvoice to stop it. Do it pls.
During the Cambodian Genocide of 1975-1979, approximately 1.7 million people lost their lives (21% of the country's population), it was one of the worst human tragedies of the 20th century.
The Rwanda Genocide was one of the most disturbing events in thehistory of Africa. As a result hundreds of people were prosecutedfor taking part in it. There is currently no one still beingprosecuted as a result of this event.
I believe internet crimes are considered federal, since different stages of illegal activity can happen in different locations. This is also a reason why so many internet crimes go unpunished, because the FBI is busy taking down big criminals. They have no time to go after billy for downloading...
In a sentence, it's about a group of young people traveling through a rural area who stumble upon a family of sadistic, cannabalistic serial killers. The imdb (Internet Movie DataBase) entry for the movie has a summary and an exceptionally good full synopsis. See the Related Link below.
The best known are in chronological order: 1. Herero War, German Southwest Africa, (1904-07): 75 000, Imperial Germany war against natives. 2. The Armenian Genocide by the Ottoman Empire (1915-1917). This genocide is vehemently denied by the Turkish government 3. The Nazi genocide of the Jews ...
Answer .10 000 000 people, and 3 000 000 children among them. Mostly they were Ukrainian villagers, people from cities and some intelligency.
Well many of the things he believed were pretty outlandish: No one should be educated, families shouldn't exist, cities are decadent, money should be banned, everyone should work as farmers on the land for 20hrs a day, holidays should be banned, anti-intellectualism, anti-lawyers, anti-medicine,...
The world largely dismissed the Rwandan genocide as 'tribal conflict' and didn't want to know about it till it was over.
Failure of the UN in Rwanda was caused by a lack of: .resources, .political will to take it in commitment and .communication within the system.
try..but no assurance that you will make it
The Holocaust, in particular the Nazi "Final Solution."
It is considered to be genocide as soon as mass killing becomes directed at a certain ethnic group.
a legal precedent is principles of law set down by a higher court that are binding on lower courts in the same hierachy
A very little difference between holocaust or genocide. Its thesame. Killing of innocent people. People raise their voice, sosomeone, somewhere, sometime will listen..and raise his (her) ortheir voice.