Definition of ethnic cleansing in English:
The mass expulsion or killing of members of an unwanted ethnic or religious group in a society.
- The same mechanism is involved in all pogroms, all ethnic cleansing, and all wars.
- Non-intervention in the face of mass murder or ethnic cleansing is not the same as neutrality in time of war.
- Both have been involved in sectarian murders and ethnic cleansing.
Definition of ethnic cleansing in:
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