Disrupting Genocide

A series by The Elie Wiesel Foundation.

Upcoming action

Disrupting Uyghur Genocide

April 17 & 18 | New York City

Human suffering anywhere concerns men and women everywhere.” Elie Wiesel
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Never shall
I Forget

What genocide really is.

Genocide is defined as any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group.

  • Killing members of the group.
  • Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group.
  • Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part.
  • Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group.
  • Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.
Source: 1948 Article 2, UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
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We must always take sides.

Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim.”
Elie Wiesel