Definition of the crime of genocide

Lawmakers in the German parliament Wednesday approved with a large majority the joint resolution by the three parties in the coalition government — the Social Democrats, liberal Free Democrats and Greens — with the center-right CDU/CSU opposition group, calling the Holodomor a “crime against humanity.” 


The Bundestag also decided to further support the remembrance of Holodomor victims and international awareness of the famine, while establishing a clear link to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ongoing war on Ukraine.

The definition of the crime of genocide as contained in Article II of the Genocide Convention was the result of a negotiating process and reflects the compromise reached among United Nations Member States in 1948 at the time of drafting the Convention.  

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba noted that...

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More Facts about Genocide

Holodomor Oslo 2021

Article II of the Convention defines genocide as any of the following acts committed with the intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group:

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Prove that the Holodomor was planned

Dead Adults Wagon

The SBU unveiled documents and photos of rebellions against Stalin on the eve of the Holodomor

The documents prove that the Holodomor was planned by a punitive operation.

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No words describe the pain of Holodomor

museum kyivUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has said mankind has yet to come up with words to describe the pain Ukrainians experienced during the Stalin-era famine, known as the Holodomor.

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Holodomor Timeline



The Bolsheviks, led by Vladimir Lenin take power in Russia.

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