The Nizkor Project: Remembering the Holocaust (Shoah)

Who originated the term "genocide"?


58. Who originated the term "genocide"?

The IHR says:

Raphael Lemkin, a Polish Jew, in a book which appeared in 1944.

Nizkor replies:

This begs the obvious question: why did he invent it?


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