“There are few cases of straightforward genocide in which a dominant state sets out to annihilate an ethnic group because of who they are (rather than what they do or think). The Nazis arguably did so against the Jews; Rwanda’s Hutu génocidaires did so against the Tutsis.”
And in Darfur, the Janjaweed are slaughtering the ethnically African.
The article is http://www.newstatesman.com/200701150028, the author is Brian Brivati, who’s one of Engage’s advisory editors.
(With my Jewdar on, I can’t work out what he means by “arguably”. Because I can’t imagine a difference. Unless he means that Hutus and Janjaweed are unsophisticated thugs without the need for genocide-licensing rhetoric and mythology. That casual little “arguably” – I can’t figure it…)