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Thread #172831   Message #4186365
Posted By: robomatic
13-Nov-23 - 12:07 PM
Thread Name: BS: Hamas attacks Israel - part II
Subject: RE: BS: Hamas attacks Israel - part II
The book "A Problem From Hell" by Susan Power credits a Polish Jew named Lemkin with (re?-) coining the word 'genocide' in the 1920s in light of the fallout from the Armenian mass deaths at the hands of the Turks circa WWI. He went on to become a lawyer and concern himself with defining this as an issue.

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