Iran and the eight stages of genocide

In 1996, Dr. Gregory Stanton (founder and director of Genocide Watch – a Washington, D.C.-based organization which aims to “predict, prevent, stop, and punish genocide and other forms of mass murder”) originally presented a briefing paper to the U.S. State Department on the Eight Stages of Genocide.

He now applies these stages, and early warnings, to Iran –  warnings which retroactively have been applied to the genocides of the Jewish people (1933-1945), the Armenians (1915–1923), the Kurds (1986-1989), and the Rwandans (1994).

With updated facts and figures for 2012, Stanton’s theory considers Ahmadinejad’s bid to “wipe Israel off the map,” and, along with author Mitch Ginsberg of The Times of Israel, ultimately asserts that Iran “has taken six of the eight steps on the path to genocide.”

Stanton says that Iran has:

  1. classified Israel through exclusionary ideology and hate speech,
  2. symbolized Israel through exclusionary ideology and hate speech,
  3. dehumanized Israel – “overcoming the normal human revulsion against murder” — by portraying the potential victims as a “cancer” in need of eradication,
  4. organized fanatical militias (the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps),
  5. polarized the society by repressing dissent and arresting moderates,
  6. prepared for the killing by denying a past genocide and by constructing weapons of mass destruction,
  7. And, through global terrorism, Iran has begun the seventh of the eight stages: extermination.

 

“Talk of genocide is never just talk,” warns Stanton. And we hope the necessary leaders are listening. 

 


Author: Stand For Israel | September 18, 2012
Posted in:  Uncategorized


 

What do you think?

  • Geraldine
    September 25, 2012
    7:15 am
     

    I believe in the God of the Bible and that His will be done.I only pray that the devil doesn’t take so many souls to hell with him…the millions in Islam believe this liar. I pray that Jesus will open their eyes to the truth!

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  • Robert
    September 24, 2012
    8:33 pm
     

    JOEL 3: v-2, “I will gather ALL NATIONS”.
    ZECHARIAH 14: V-2, “For I will gather ALL NATIONS”. The US has given its sovereignty to the UN. No US support for Israel. God said “ALL NATIONS”.

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  • Jeannette
    September 24, 2012
    4:41 pm
     

    I stand with my jewish brother’s and sister’s in Christ.God will destroy His enemies and use them as His footstool.These fool’s have mocked the triune God and His people.I hope I am alive when the whords of Israel’s enemies try to harm them.Read the latter chapter’s of Ezechial’s prophecies from before Yeshua’s 1st coming.Pity the fool’s who hate our God!

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  • Mary
    September 24, 2012
    1:18 am
     

    Listen Christians to what is being said, some are and are not..Genocde is heinous and from hell , this mad man has an evil agenga. Were to Bless these covenamt people, the Jewish people. Pray is active see what the Scriptures say about the Jewish people and the great patriachs of our faith. They gave us Jesus Christ, Our Holy Divine Savior and Lord. Read Romans Chapter 9, God’s election of Israel, Paul would have gone to hell for his kinsmen the Israelis, do you realize what a great love he had is his heart for his brethern, the Jewish peoples. His love was that of the Messiah. Who had changed his life so dynamiclly.

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  • Mary
    September 24, 2012
    1:15 am
     

    Listen Christians to what is being said, some are and are not..Genocde is henious and from hell , this mad man has an evil agenga. Were to Bless these covenamt people, the Jewish people. Pray is active see what the Scriptures say about the Jewish people and the great patriachs of our faith. They gave us Jesus Christ, Our Holy Divine Savior and Lord. Read Romans Chapter 9, God’s election of Israel, Paul would have gone to hell for his kinsmen the Israelis, do you realize what a great love he had is his heart for his brethern, the Jewish peoples. His love was that of the Messiah. Who had changed his life so dynamiclly.

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  • Richard
    September 23, 2012
    10:50 pm
     

    The god of islam is about the moon god, which is no god. There is no God but the God of Abraham, Isaac and of Jacob or Israel, Prince with God. And no weapon formed against Israel will prosper.

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  • Juliet
    September 23, 2012
    3:53 pm
     

    We need to pray, pray, pray….and pray some more for Isreal & America! We need to pray for Muslims to secretly come to know God & be protected as they understand their role as a child of god.

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  • polycarp
    September 23, 2012
    11:12 am
     

    Jews are God’s people,for sure God will protect his people.

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  • Kenny
    September 23, 2012
    11:01 am
     

    This war is gonna happen no matter what we say or do. What we as Christians / Jew’s CAN do is strengthen our relationship with God. Our spirit not flesh or this world. Focus Heaven is our Goal. And ou

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  • kenny
    September 23, 2012
    10:49 am
     

    Preparation for the Lords return should be on everyone’s mind and action’s. The word says it’s gonna be us against the world. We need to prepare for him! Not the sins of the world!!

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  • Hector
    September 23, 2012
    7:13 am
     

    Ignorance has set foot on earth and it’s toll is death , radicalism from the day of Pharos still prevail my prayers goes out our brothers in Israel

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  • Kathleen
    September 23, 2012
    12:04 am
     

    .We need to pray for Iareal and united States as we are connected spirtually, What happens in Isreal will happen to united States without prayer for both. The Lord needs us to do our part.Isreal first

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  • Mary
    September 22, 2012
    11:52 pm
     

    As a Christian we must do everything we can to help protect and be supportive of Israel and the Jewish people. Prayer for her is very powerful in the hands of a Beliver. God will be with her. Genocide must be recognized for the evil it is and stopped.

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  • Chuck
    September 22, 2012
    11:25 pm
     

    Threats, especially of genocide, should be taken very seriously. Threats against the Israeli people should be taken VERY seriously. You’re right, Beverly, the world is stupidly waiting.

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  • Marcus
    September 22, 2012
    8:40 pm
     

    Yes, revelation tells it all in conjuction with the books of Daniel and Ezekiel plus other indicators in Scripture which reveal what will happen to Israel and any nation or peoples that harm her..

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  • Ruth
    September 22, 2012
    2:39 pm
     

    Israel cannot count on Obama whose father was a Muslim,but it CAN count on God!

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  • John
    September 21, 2012
    10:08 pm
     

    I’m so glad that Jesus is coming soon to get all Christians. I’m sure ready to be with Him. Then, I’ll be happy to come back with Him after the 7 years of tribulation, when Jesus has FIRE in His eyes. Israel will be saved, as will all Christians. God bless Israel, and all Christians who stand with her. I pray that the US will not desert Israel, and pray that they will turn BACK to their God, the same God of the Jews, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob!

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  • Michael
    September 21, 2012
    12:48 pm
     

    I don’t remember exactly the Scripture chapter and verse, but I believe the Bible teaches that those who are against Israel will be punished by God. The Almighty Father still loves the chosen people and has a plan for their ultimate redemption and restoration. Best to be on His side and support Israel, than be on the other side and risk His displeasure. Unfortunately, I think this is what is happening in the U.S.

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  • Rose
    September 21, 2012
    10:25 am
     

    Jesus wept over Jerusalem and God’s people to no avail. The Jewish people must acknowledge Jesus as the promised Messiah and Christians must WAKE UP. America WAKE UP! Pray, Pray, II Chronicles 7:14.

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    • Michael
      September 21, 2012
      12:44 pm
       

      Yes, we should pray for Israel and her people to come to know Jesus. Many will come to Jesus before the 2nd Coming. Many, many, many more will be saved during the Great Tribulation. Wish it did not have to be that way, but I think Scripture shows us that will be what happens.

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    • MOSHE
      September 23, 2012
      8:36 pm
       

      Rose of Sharon,
      CORRECT, And we KNOW that IF Israelis cry out to the God of Abraham, Isaac & Jacob, HE WILL RESPOND. We the TRUE CHURCH MUST PRAY FERVENTLY for the salvation of ALL 8 sons of Abraham.

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  • william
    September 21, 2012
    7:57 am
     

    The US has long been a supporter of Israel, and I can’t believe we will not come to their support. It would be aa sad day for Iran if they attack them, and I think their leader is foolish for inciting the Muslims to war. I’m not sure if Obama hides sentiments for Muslims, but Romney is a neo-con that would surely support the Jews.

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    • Salena
      September 24, 2012
      11:30 am
       

      Our government might not love Israel but the American people do! We believe God will send Jesus and a host of Angels to destroy the enemies of Israel (Both the House of Israel and the House of Judah)

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  • Steve
    September 21, 2012
    5:26 am
     

    From Isaiah 28:15″We have made a covenant with death…a lie out refuge and falsehood our hiding place.”But God says (see vss.16-19+) I lay in Zion, a pure foundation of stone, “hail will sweep away

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  • Bruce
    September 21, 2012
    4:57 am
     

    I believe God will Protect Israel. I pray for the protection of Israel everyday. I also pray as David did that Almighty God will show his glory through the defeating of Israel’s enemies. My sorrow is that the U.S. is not supporting Israel as we should, “I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse those who curse you.”

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    • kaaren
      September 21, 2012
      7:01 pm
       

      Well said Bruce. My kids and I pray right along side you ( and many others) every morning on the car ride to school. This is something we all can and should do. The power of prayer cannot ever be underestimated.

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  • Samuel
    September 21, 2012
    4:48 am
     

    This battle is The LORD’s; let us be still and see the SALVATION of The LORD. Let our minds not be on men or countries or weapons, but on The LORD GOD of Israel. Amen! and Amen! Shalom!

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    • Katherine
      September 24, 2012
      5:39 am
       

      I am Christian, and I see prophesy unfolding. God bless Israel and her people. God bless all. Pray for the Jews.

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  • Gregory Patrick
    September 21, 2012
    1:07 am
     

    The State of Israel must call the bluff of Ahmadinejad now. In the 1970s, Israel stormed Idi Amin’s Entebbe Airport, Uganda, and freed Israeli nationals held hostage by Islamic jihadists. During the UN Security Council debate that follwed after that rescue operation, the Israeli Foreign Secretary made it clear that the days of Auschwitz etc were gone forever, and will never come back; and that Israel will never allow circumstances to snowball into a dangerous/murderous dimension again. Just blow up the bastard and his WMD factory.

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  • nengo
    September 21, 2012
    12:13 am
     

    The land of Isreal is simply untouchable, anybody with such idea as to take it away should know whom he or she is fighting with. All shall go but this tiny land shall remain for ever and ever.

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  • Roberta
    September 20, 2012
    11:20 pm
     

    I am a Judeo-Christian. The Lord has revealed himself to me many times. There is one thing you can be sure of, the God of Abraham, Isaac & Jacob will not allow any man to destroy His beloved Israel.

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  • Tommy
    September 20, 2012
    10:32 pm
     

    I am a Christan, and being a Christain beleive God will stop these islamic radical people on there wat to there virgins and wine. The holy land belongs to God, and it will never be defeated by anyone our any country. This will not be another Egypt,the muslime countrys will be defeated once and for all!!!

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  • Rickey
    September 20, 2012
    10:29 pm
     

    Iran’s mad schemes are doomed to failure- the “Mahdi” is a fable.

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    • Marcus
      September 22, 2012
      8:45 pm
       

      Good point, Rickey. Because the radical Muslim sects believe in their false Messiah, the Mahdi which is a Satanic lie perpetrated on the Muslim people and forced upon them from youth. So sad.

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  • Diane
    September 20, 2012
    9:59 pm
     

    I also think God will defend Israel but I fear that our President Obama will not support Israel in war.
    Please pray for us (USA) that our Presidential election in Nov. favors Gov. Romney.

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  • Elissa
    September 20, 2012
    9:57 pm
     

    Praying for the peace of Israel! pray for the muslim people that their hearts would be softened by Yeshua Ha’Moshiach! Pray that Israel be protected and would turn to God for their strength & wisdom!

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  • Ron
    September 20, 2012
    9:53 pm
     

    I forgot to say God Bless Israel. Those who bless Israel will be blessed and those who curse Israel will be cursed.

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  • Sarah
    September 20, 2012
    9:49 pm
     

    I feel that we need new leadership in this nation, for I fear not only Israel’s being attacked by Iran,
    when Iran gets sufficiently armed to attack. I pray daily for God’s guidance to our leaders.

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  • David
    September 20, 2012
    8:31 pm
     

    Genesis 12-3 I will bless those that bless you and curs him that curses you, and in you shall all the families of the earth be blessed

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  • Mary
    September 20, 2012
    8:29 pm
     

    So…..what is #8?

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  • David
    September 20, 2012
    8:29 pm
     

    Genesis 12-3 I will bless them that bless you and curs them that curse you, and in you shall all the families of the earth be blessed

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  • Jo
    September 20, 2012
    8:23 pm
     

    My Prayers are with Israel. It is God’s promised land and He will protect and keep it.

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  • Sandra Lee
    September 20, 2012
    8:14 pm
     

    As a Deist who is also a patriot and veteran of the US Military, I support the right of every nation and people to exist, and the right of NONE to decide that any one or group has no right to live!

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  • Tony
    September 20, 2012
    8:08 pm
     

    The future of Israel has been written by the Prophets and by all accounts we are near the end times when Israel is surrounded by evil but it will prevail under God, Islam will not put out the light.

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  • Terri
    September 20, 2012
    7:54 pm
     

    I read in The Word that God, in the last days would send a spirit of strong delusion, suppose we are in the last days? Wonder what number he would put America?

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  • Max A.
    September 20, 2012
    7:52 pm
     

    God Is Sendin a message who will stand with Him.Wake up or be destroyed.esther 4:14

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  • JeffroBodine
    September 20, 2012
    7:10 pm
     

    Iran is in the process of digging it’s own massive grave. Pray that their leaders either open their spiritual eyes to the truth, or they are totally humiliated to the point that nobody will follow them in their evil plans. If none of that happens, Iran and all who side with them are doomed. God will not abandon Israel.

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  • Norka
    September 20, 2012
    6:23 pm
     

    Isay before all beging ” we won! Cause GoD be with his people Israel

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  • dede
    September 20, 2012
    6:01 pm
     

    I too belirve God will protect Israel but He can protect them in battle against Iran as He has in Israel’s past battles. Israel doesn’t have to wait for Iran to come to them. God sent them into battle many times against their enemies in the O.T. and gave them the victory.

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  • Glo
    September 20, 2012
    6:01 pm
     

    I hope Israel will use an emp over iran!

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  • David
    September 20, 2012
    6:01 pm
     

    As a christian we must unite with Israel, our enemies are the same. With our collective strength with God we will defeat them. Christians and Jews must become one voice.

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  • William
    September 20, 2012
    5:50 pm
     

    I truly believe the God has his hand on Israel and it’s people, no harm will come to those under his protection.

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  • dennis
    September 20, 2012
    5:49 pm
     

    Agree with Benjamin. God has said Israel will never be taken from their land again once they return (May 15, 1948 was official return date) All enemies will be handled by Him.

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  • Hillel
    September 20, 2012
    4:55 pm
     

    Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
    Just like Britain’s PM Sir Neville Chamberlain has lead the west to ignore Nazi Germany’s preparations – so we seem to have Obama today.

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  • Ronald
    September 20, 2012
    1:38 am
     

    The Lord is very jealous over Jerusalem and over Zion with great jealousy.(Zechariah 1v.14) The land has been measured and reserved for the Lord!
    This is very serious.Let the nations beware!

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    • Myra
      September 20, 2012
      11:59 pm
       

      What I have been seeing by this crazy man’s remarks & statements of hatred; is that he is planning to wipe the Jews off the face of the earth and he plans to do the same thing to all Americans.

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  • Benjamin
    September 19, 2012
    10:48 am
     

    As a Christian,I firmly believe that Almighty God will protect the State of Israel when they are attacked.Iran and the other Islamic terror states will ultimately be defeated.

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    • William
      September 20, 2012
      6:56 pm
       

      The god of the islamics must be satan as murder is their hallmark. The Most High does not approve of the destruction of those creations made by Him. When Israel is attacked islam will meet the reality

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    • Ron
      September 20, 2012
      9:46 pm
       

      Totally True. Look at Ezekiel 37-39

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    • Beverly
      September 20, 2012
      10:30 pm
       

      And as a Jew, I have learned to take threats seriously. God did not protect his people from the Holocaust; the world is stupidly waiting for another six million Jews to be wiped off the planet.

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