the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation.
THE TERM "GENOCIDE"
The term "genocide" did not exist before 1944. It is a very specific term, referring to violent crimes committed against groups with the intent to destroy the existence of the group. Human rights, as laid out in the US Bill of Rights or the 1948 United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, concern the rights of individuals