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This excellent documentary describes the continuing importance of Raphael Lemkin, who coined "genocide' and promoted the UN convention against genocide, and Ben Ferenc, who prosecuted Nazi war crimes and since has helped the UN to apply laws against genocide in more recent and tragic ...Read more

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