This article by Rene Lemarchand describes the fact that Rwanda and the Holocaust are in fact horrible genocides but have different characteristics. Both of the events are horrible atrocities and the point is brought up that “human beings are capable of committing the most heinous crimes”. This idea is really terrible and once again I am struggling with this. That is a tangent however and the main point is the genocide. Both acts of genocide are similar because they are in fact genocide but there are different means and different ends. This simply proves that genocide can happen in many different forms and it is all in the classifying that makes them genocide.
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