Written on the sidebar: “Genocide is a term created during the Holocaust and declared an international crime in the 1948 United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. The Convention defines genocide as any of the following acts committed with the 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 part; 
d. Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;
e. Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group. 

The specific “intent to destroy” particular groups is unique to genocide. A closely related category of international law, crimes against humanity, is defined as widespread or systematic attacks against civilians. 


Oscar Schindler rose to the highest level of humanity, walked through the bloody mud of the Holocaust without soiling his soul, his compassion, his respect for human life – and gave his Jews a second chance at life. He miraculously managed to do it and pulled it off by using the very same talents that made him a war profiteer – his flair for presentation, bribery, and grand gestures.”

RedeemedHippie:[Just as Shindler realized he could have saved more, shouldn’t we as Christians realize it will never be enough, no matter how many souls come to the place of redemption through Jesus Christ? One day, we all will look back and say, “I could have done more to bring people into your kingdom, Lord, I could have done more.”]

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