Erdogan's description of Israeli behavior toward the Palestinians as "genocidal" is mendacious and inflammatory.
And at CPAC, King told gave conservatives an enemies list that lumped liberals in with genocidal dictators like Stalin and Mao.
And let's not fool ourselves about Iran's genocidal posture toward Israel even post-Ahmadinejad.
The Aché, for example, had suffered generations of genocidal attacks and slavery.
Joe the Plumber argues if you outlaw guns, the only ones left with guns will be genocidal dictators.
I judge Bibi and Lieberman by their policies, which, though lousy, are plainly not genocidal—and I ignore the religious clothing.
This was in the wake of the genocidal Hutu-Tutsi war in neighboring Rwanda.
Why should old men and women sleep easy in their beds if there is enough evidence to convict them of terrible, genocidal crimes?
1944, apparently coined by Polish-born U.S. jurist Raphael Lemkin (1900-1959) in his work "Axis Rule in Occupied Europe" [p.19], in reference to Nazi extermination of Jews, literally "killing a tribe," from Greek genos "race, kind" (see genus) + -cide. The proper formation would be *genticide.
Generally speaking, genocide does not necessarily mean the immediate destruction of a nation, except when accomplished by mass killings of all members of a nation. It is intended rather to signify a coordinated plan of different actions aimed at the destruction of essential foundations of the life of national groups, with the aim of annihilating the groups themselves. [Lemkin]Earlier in a similar sense was populicide (1799), from French populicide, by 1792, a word from the Revolution. This was taken into German, e.g. Völkermeuchelnden "genocidal" (Heine), which was Englished 1893 as folk-murdering.