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Victim, witness and evidence of mass violence

definition of the crime of genocide, which exclusively protects the individual as a member of the group and excludes any economic, patrimonial or cultural consideration. Targeting groups is the characteristic of this crime, as the travaux préparatoires of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and the debates on the possible inclusion of cultural genocide therein clearly indicate. Polish lawyer Raphaël Lemkin, who coined the term ‘genocide’, had identified ‘genocide in the cultural field’ as ‘the pro­ hibition or the destruction of

in Human remains and mass violence