State Crime

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What is state crime?
State organised crime.
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Where was Guantanamo Bay?
Guantanamo Bay was in Cuba.
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Who was involved in Guantanamo Bay?
The US department of defense and Al-Qaeda suspects.
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What was Guantanamo Bay?
Without a trial the US department of defense held Al-Qaeda suspects in the prison camp, regularly torturing them.
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Why was Guantanamo Bay a state crime?
The suspects were held without a formal charge and tortured with the aid of the state - violation of human rights.
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Guantanamo Bay links to other state crimes?
The state argues that it benefited citizens by protecting the state.
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Where was the holocaust?
Eastern Europe, mainly Germany and Poland.
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Who was involved in the holocaust?
Hitler and the Nazis.
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What was the holocaust?
In order to create the perfect country Hitler created concentration camps to exterminate Jews and any other opposition.
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Why was the holocaust a state crime?
Illegal activity- genocide and torture carried out by a state agency, the government.
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Holocaust links to other state crimes?
Hitler modified German laws to make Jews be seen as sub-humans.
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Where was the Cambodian massacre?
Pnohm Penh, Cambodia, South East Asia.
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Who was involved in the Cambodian massacre?
Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge.
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What was the Cambodian massacre?
Pol Pot imposed an extremist program to reconstruct Cambodia and carry out purges to eliminate remainders of old society.
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Why was the Cambodian Massacre a state crime?
It was committed by the leader of Cambodia who abolished all civil rights in order to impose his own extremist programme.
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Cambodian massacre links to other state crimes?
His actions were carried out in order to impose his own extremist program and abolish old society.
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Where was the My Lai massacre?
A south Vietnamese hamlet of My Lai.
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Who was involved in the My Lai massacre?
Ho Chi Minh, Vietcong, Charlie Company of US soldiers.
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What was the My Lai massacre?
An estimated 500 villagers where brutally murdered and mutilated despite no obvious sign of Vietcong.
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Why was the My Lai massacre a state crime?
They were killed despite no resistance and and the state then attempted to cover up the massacre.
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My Lai massacre links to other state crimes?
Their actions were carried out in an attempt to abolish communism.
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