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Omnicide: Who is responsible for the gravest of all crimes?

As the full extent of the devastation of the Holocaust became apparent, a Polish Jew whose entire family had been killed, Raphael Lemkin, came to realise that there was no word for the...

His life work became finding a word to name the crime and then convincing the world to use it and condemn it: genocide.

  • Danielle Celermajer
  • ABC

Today, not only has genocide become a dreadful part of our lexicon.

We recognise it as perhaps the gravest of all crimes.

During these first days of the third decade of the twenty-first century, as we watch humans, animals, trees…

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