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California State University, Long Beach

February 11 – 13, 2008

A Crime Without a Name

In 1944 a lawyer named Raphael Lemkin published a comprehensive account of Nazi actions and defined them with a new word – genocide, formed from the Greek geno, meaning “race” or “tribe,” and from the Latin cide, meaning “killing.” The term was adopted by the United Nations in 1948 at the “Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide," establishing genocide as an international crime.

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Forum Sponsors

California State University, Long Beach would like to recognize the following sponsors for their contributions to the President's Forum on International Human Rights: Modern Genocides and Global Responsibility.

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  • CSULB Foundation
  • Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education, University of Southern California
  • Port of Long Beach
  • Simon Wiesenthal Center
  • California Conference for Equity and Justice
  • Behr Process Corporation
  • Lowe's of Central Long Beach
  • SGI - USA ( Soka Gakkai International - USA)
  • City of Long Beach Human Dignity Program
    • President’s Office
    • Provost’s Office
    • Division of Student Services
    • Office of Equity and Diversity
    • Center for First Amendment Studies
    • Center for International Education
    • Career Development Center
    • College of Liberal Arts
    • College of the Arts

Thank you for your support.