Importance Of The Genocide Convention

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Is the Genocide Convention an Adequate Tool to Prevent Future Genocides? Genocide and its prevention are critical and controversial topics for a long time. Though the word ‘genocide’ has not been used from a long time, but the act of genocide is a very old phenomenon. Among the important issues genocide is one of the serious topics for international communities to prevent it. So, the genocide convention is one of the possible and adequate tools which is created by the international community to prevent the future genocides as in the genocide convention of 1048, it has been declared as a crime to commit genocide, which contains some certain acts(Ferencz). In this paper, I will argue that the genocide convention can be an adequate tool to prevent the genocide, as in the existence of a convention people are less likely to commit genocide because of the consequences and prosecution or trial, genocide convention can predict the genocide to prevent it and it is responsible to protect the human beings to minimize the casualties and damages. The essay is divided into six parts: first, after the introduction, I will argue that in the existence of convention people are less likely committing genocide, second, the genocide convention can predict the genocide to prevent it, third, it is responsible to protect the human beings to minimize the casualties and damages. I will then deal with two counter arguments, the limited definition of convention and lack of mandate for convention

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