Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) – Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

Adopted by Resolution 260 (III) A of the United Nations General Assembly on 9 December 1948.Article 1The Contracting Parties confirm that genocide, whether committed in time of peace or in time of war, is a crime under international law which they undertake to prevent and to punish.Article 2In 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 physicaldestruction 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.

Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) – Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

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