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Totally Unofficial. The Autobiography of Raphael Lemkin

redaktor | editor: Donna-Lee Frieze

Raphael Lemkin (1900–1959) – a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the John Casimir University in Lwów, deputy prosecutor and attorney based in Warsaw. The author of the concept of genocide, he prepared a draft of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, which was adopted by the United Nations on 9 December 1948. Totally Unofficial is not only an autobiography, but also a fascinating account of the birth of the Genocide Convention, which Lemkin considered as his life’s work.

The book was published in Polish.


Totally Unofficial. The Autobiography of Raphael Lemkin


Bartosz Gralicki


Hanna Jankowska


The Pilecki Institute 2018

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