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crime against humanity

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcrime against humanitycrime against humanitya crime of cruelty against large numbers of people, especially in a war crime
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crime against humanityThat is a crime against humanity.If the conference succeeds in labelling slave trafficking a crime against humanity, demands for compensation will surely follow.He is charged with 20 war crimes, including genocide and crimes against humanity.Shouldn't they at least be discussed within the same context of international law and crimes against humanity?These are crimes against humanity, as has been said.All are defined as crimes against humanity and carry a penalty of life imprisonment.They also slavishly accepted the amnesty that Pinochet and his generals had granted themselves to avoid trial for their crimes against humanity.All four have been charged with crimes against humanity by the Hague International Tribunal.
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