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CHAPTER I: Genocide

Article 211-1

   Constitutes genocide the fact, in execution of a concerted plan tending to the total or partial destruction of a national, ethnic, racial or religious group, or of a group determined on the basis of any other arbitrary criterion, of committing or of cause one of the following acts to be committed against members of this group:
– willful injury to life;
– serious harm to physical or mental integrity;
– submission to conditions of existence likely to lead to the total or partial destruction of the group;
– preventive measures against births;
– forcible transfer of children.
Genocide is punished with life imprisonment.
The first two paragraphs of article 132-23 relating to the safety period are applicable to the crime provided for in this article.

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