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RAPE AND RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION AS CONSTITUENT ACTS AND WEAPONS OF GENOCIDE

By Pallabi Paul

This paper attempts to highlight the global issue of Genocide as a crime which is prohibited under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (the Genocide Convention). The author would like to cite out various provisions provided under the Convention along with acts of brutality like rape and religious persecution along with the effect of rape, how do many communities were abused and tortured. Further analysis of cases of Genocide in Bangladesh has been provided. Furthermore, a detailed study has been done with regards to certain measures taken by World Court against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia for Prevention of Genocide and how the Myanmar Military systematically mass raped the Rohingyas with the purpose to commit Genocide. Study of the report of the USCIRF which was released on the serious issue of religious freedom Conditions in Bangladesh.
Keywords – Genocide, Religious Persecution, Crimes, women, injustice

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