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  • The International Criminal Court accused Sudan of genocide and crimes against humanity.
  • The students are trying to raise awareness of the genocide in Darfur.
  • A cardboard sign with GENOCIDE AWARENESS written on it was taped to the front edge of the table and a banner reading ONE WORLD, hung on the wall behind it.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Theirs, too: embedding themselves in human bodies, establishing death camps, training kids to finish the genocide, all of it crazy risky, stupid risky.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea

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  • He faced a double genocide, of Jews by the Nazis and of peculiars by the hollowgast.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • (It is surpassingly difficult for many Jews to see beyond the consecrated nature of the Nazis’ genocidal fury, and thus it seems to me less a flaw than a pardonable void in the moving meditation of Steiner, a Jew, that he makes only fleeting reference to the vast multitudes of non-Jews—the myriad Slavs and the Gypsies—who were swallowed up in the apparatus of the camps, perishing just as surely as the Jews, though sometimes only less methodically.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • In choir we learn "The Skye Boat Song," about Bonnie Prince Charlie escaping the genocidal English.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Forcing children into the shadows can be counted as genocide.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Among the Hidden
  • He survived a genocide.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • He asks about her work, and she tells him that she has served in Kosovo with the UN, in Rwanda after the genocide, Colombia, Burundi too.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed

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  • I grew up, in part, in Argentina during the genocidal "dirty war," when the military "disappeared" up to thirty thousand people.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • A 1998 report by the U.S. Committee for Refugees estimated that approximately 200,000 people, or slightly less than a fifth of the total population of the Nuba region, were killed in what it called the Nuba genocide.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • I was taken in simply to view it from the inside, so that in the event we did come to open genocidal conflict, there would be someone to give another view to history.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • It was a genocide, wasn’t it?
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • "The Crazy Life" in my youth, although devastating, was only the beginning stages of what I believe is now a consistent and growing genocidal level of destruction predicated on thepremise there are marginalized youth with no jobs or future, and therefore expendable.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • She said that even though paying five cents more for a bag of gingko biloba rings might not seem like much to some of us, victims of real racism, like the Armenians and the Rwandans and the Ugandans and the Bosnians, would recognize that that five cents was only the first step on the road to genocide.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • She viewed ethnic cleansing, famine and genocide as direct threats to her furniture.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • My mind was reeling at the idea of genocide on that level.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • Castro then ordered the pilots convicted of genocide.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The students conducted bake sales, car washes, and talent shows, and also educated themselves about Cambodia’s history of war and genocide.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The women of Anatolia took to the sword to crush an invasion from the Caucasus, after the male soldiers were all slaughtered in a far-reaching genocide.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • The monument was a kind of cruel anomaly, honoring as it did the agents of genocide while the countless graves of those they had butchered elsewhere lay forever unmarked.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • They were conquered, but there’s no evidence of genocide per se.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • A genocide awareness club?
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • One World is more than just genocide.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • "Because thousands of native people died on the Trail of Tears, shouldn’t we call it a ’genocide’ instead of a ’forced march’?"
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Would Genocide slide between the tiles?
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • That was before he told me the truth about who he was, and afterward I thought he meant I had saved him from that whole human genocide, mass-murderer thing.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • The chief architect of the genocide wants to play chess with me?
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • And there’s no genocide to explain how that happened.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • In Rwanda, when the genocide was over, 70 percent of the country’s population was female because so many more men were killed.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Simply opening a text to T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land and seeing the word "April" did the trick, because that was the month in which Rwanda’s genocide had begun.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • But if there was someone who really understood prevention, he thought, it was Paul Farmer, and prevention not just of disease but of catastrophes like genocide.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • The Genocide Awareness table was gone.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • It seemed like he never slept, it seemed like the genocide was such a part of his every day.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • It was hard to imagine an American psychiatrist medicating him for having survived genocide in two countries.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • When she was alone with him and there was time to talk, it seemed as though he was compelled to tell her about the genocide, and to recite parts of his own story.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Genocide?
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Once, I listened to Deo deliver a rather scholarly public-health talk about Rwanda, and a person in the audience asked him what had happened to him during the genocide.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Even in places like Pakistan, where there is no genocide or all-out war, honor rapes arise from an obsession with virginity and from the authorities’ indifference to injustices suffered by the poor and uneducated.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Black people began to believe in greater numbers that this country was really moving toward genocide, and from the point of view of black America, the evidence was alarming.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • This has been viewed as another example of genocidal thinking.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • Before the genocide, I probably was naive in terms of believing people, trusting people.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • I had the impression it was in this place and in his other sanctuaries that Deo had reconciled his experience of genocide with his belief in God.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • And he had told me I must never use the word "genocide" or the terms "Hutu" and "Tutsi" in public.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Since the end of the genocide, leaders of the RPF had ruled Rwanda.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Deo translated for me: "Never forget the genocide and the people who were slaughtered here."
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Emmanuel, Deo explained, had lived in Burundi for a time but had returned to this part of Rwanda a few years before the genocide.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • The radio had been a primary tool in the genocide, for whipping up murderous fervor and for organizing it.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • We passed men dressed in pink uniforms, prisoners convicted of crimes in the genocide, working in fields and on public buildings.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
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