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Art. 2
Article 2

In the present Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in

part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such:

(a) Killing members of the group;

(b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;

(c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in


(d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;

(e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.

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