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Article II of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in Khmer (Cambodian)
Adopted by Resolution 260 (III) A of the U.N. General Assembly on December 9, 1948.
Entry into force: January 12, 1951.
List of parties to the Convention (UNHCHR status report), Nations that are NOT party to the Convention (this website)

Cambodia became a party to the Genocide Convention by accession on October 14, 1950.
became a party to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 on Dec. 8, 1958, and the Additional Geneva Protocols of 1977 on Jan. 14, 1998.
Cambodia ratified the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on April 11, 2002

For the defintion of genocide in the Khmer language see article 4 of the Official Khmer version of the. 'The Law on the Establishment of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia for the Prosecution of Crimes Committed during the Period of Democratic Kampuchea'

Text of article 4 still to added to this website.

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 II: Dans la présente Convention, le génocide s'entend de l'unquelconque des actes ci-après, commis dans l'intention dedétruire, ou tout ou en partie, un groupe national, ethnique, racial ou religieux, comme tel :

(a) Meurtre de membres du groupe;
(b) Atteinte grave à l'intégrité physique ou mentale de membres du groupe;
(c) Soumission intentionnelle du groupe à des conditionsd'existence devant entraîner sa destruction physique totale ou partielle;
(d) Mesures visant à entraver les naissances au sein du groupe;
(e) Transfert forcé d'enfants du groupe à un autre groupe.

Relevant Links:

The Cambodian Government's Khmer Rouge Trial Task Force

The Genocide Convention in 35 languages

UN Secretary General Kofi Annan's Stockholm Proposals (January 26, 2004) Calling for the establishment of a UN Genocide Prevention Committee and a UN Special Rapporteur on Genocide Prevention

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