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Genocide Convention - Official Chinese Text - Title

Genocide Convention - Official Chinese Text - Article 2

Genocide Convention - Official Chinese Text - Article 3



for the Prevention and Punishment
of the Crime of Genocide


Article II

In the present Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such:

(a) Killing members of the group;
(b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;
(c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part;
(d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;
(e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.

Article III

The following acts shall be punishable:

(a) Genocide;
(b) Conspiracy to commit genocide;
(c) Direct and public incitement to commit genocide;
(d) Attempt to commit genocide;
(e) Complicity in genocide.

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Link here to the translation of the Genocide Convention into simplified (jaintizi) Chinese
Published in the ZHONGHUA RENMIN GONGHEGUO GUOWUYUAN GONGBAO (People's Republic of China State Gazette) in April 1983 at the time of ratification.

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