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Transcript of Darfur Genocide
Under his leadership, the militia group often bombed civilians and forcibly cleared civilian arrest to facilitate oil exploration. 2000 Mid century 2005 1900 From 1983-2005: Civil War for 22 years
2 million Sudanese were killed during the war Civilians remain at risk of attack by Sudan Air Force planes, soldiers of Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and their allied Janjaweed militias. Over 300,000 civilians killed total (and it’s still going on). Over 3 million Darfuris displaced. Innocent men, women, and children were victimized to killings, rapes, and destruction of towns and villages. Hundreds of thousands fled WESTWARD to neighboring Chad. Ceasefire:
Declared in 2004 Arrival of African Union (A.U.) troops in Darfur failed to stop the violence though. January 2005: Signing of first Comprehensive peace Agreement (CPA) finally ended Sudanese civil war between North and South, but there was still conflict. July 2007 UN authorized to deploy troops January 2011: SPLM (Sudan’s People’s Liberation Movement) and Government of Sudan signed Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA). Sudan Liberation Army + Government of Sudan = What has happened up to this point: What remains unresolved: border demarcation and oil disagreements. United Nations-African Union peacekeeping force (UNAMID) in Darfur placed an underfunded and unequipped African Union peacekeeping. 1.9 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) live in large camps across Darfur or in Chad. The government increasingly obstructed humanitarian organizations. Women living in IDP’s face…. limited access to aid
Gender based violence (GBV)
Justified to cultural and religious taboos Often these go unreported. Why isn't it
stopping?! Conflicts of Sudan’s armed forces and rebel groups threaten food supplies and famine like conditions limit any ability to recover. Preventing Genocide!!!!! WE can try to persuade OUR OWN government to
look out for our interests by... . Getting the Mass Media involved. can speak up about it and spread the word when the signs of genocide appear. (before the actual genocide happens!) Consider this quote: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It somewhat relates to the Domino Theory: If one country fell under communist interest or control, it’s neighboring countries will too. Similar to the Domino Theory, genocide doesn’t affect only one area, it affects the people in the country surrounding it and the justice of the world. Like with:
Abyei Rests on the border between Sudan and South Sudan. Invaded by SAF in May 2011: displaced 113,000 people. Discrimination based on political identity and invaded the state. Because of the Darfur conflict. Our Message that we
to see Bibliography:
"Course Not Available." N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Apr. 2013.
"The Darfur Conflict." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 17 Apr. 2013.
"Gendercide in Darfur." -- Compiled by Gendercide Watch. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Apr. 2013.