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Rhode Island General Laws Title 16. Education § 16-93-2. Definitions

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For the purpose of this chapter, the following words shall have the following meanings:

(1) “Genocide,” as defined by the Genocide Convention:  means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial, or religious group, such as:  (i) Killing members of the group;  (ii) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;  (iii) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part;  (iv) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;  and/or (v) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.

(2) “Holocaust” means the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million (6,000,000) Jews and five million (5,000,000) other individuals by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.

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