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Darfur

  1. 1. Darfur By: Emily Verica
  2. 2. Why I Chose This Topic <ul><li>It’s a well known, yet mysterious, case of genocide. </li></ul><ul><li>I’m fascinated by what drives people to deadly extents. </li></ul><ul><li>I’m interested in how the people who were directly effected with the genocide dealt with it. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What I Already Know About My Topic <ul><li>I know that there are a lot of problems going on. </li></ul><ul><li>I know that it is one of the worse cases of genocide the world has ever seen. </li></ul><ul><li>I know it’s been going on since 2003. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is going on in Darfur? <ul><li>Many people call the violence and war in Darfur genocide. </li></ul><ul><li>Genocide is a mass murdering of many, many people. </li></ul><ul><li>In simple terms Darfur is a giant war between two parties. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is the Cause of the War? <ul><li>Two rebel groups- the Sudan Liberation Army (SLM) and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) </li></ul><ul><li>The rebels revolted against the Sudanese government </li></ul><ul><li>Government took charge </li></ul><ul><li>violently which </li></ul><ul><li>started the war </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why Did the Rebels Revolt? <ul><li>SLM and JEM revolted because the government wouldn’t protect them from nomadic tribes. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Janjaweed <ul><li>Who are they? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They’re a government supported group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Main purpose is to destroy all the nomadic tribes in Africa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AND kill all rebels and those associated with them </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. What is Happening to the People <ul><li>2 million families have been displaced </li></ul><ul><li>400,000 and counting have died </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In 2003 5 people were killed or died of starvation per day </li></ul></ul><ul><li>And people are still suffering from: </li></ul>
  9. 9. Attacks From The Janjaweed
  10. 10. Drought
  11. 11. And Starvation
  12. 12. What Surprised Me <ul><li>I was surprised most by the fact that THIS ATROCITY IS STILL GOING ON!!! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Questions I Still Have <ul><li>Why wouldn’t the rest of the world put a reasonable amount of effort in to end this problem much sooner? </li></ul><ul><li>How has the Sudanese government been getting away with everything? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is this STILL going on? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Work Cited <ul><li>http://www.amnestyusa.org/darfur/darfur-history/page.do?id=1351103 </li></ul><ul><li>http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0EPF/is_8_106/ai_n16882045/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.genocideindarfur.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://darfurinformation.com/darfur-in-perspective/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://eyesondarfur.org </li></ul><ul><li>http:// en.wikipedia.org.wiki/darfur_conflict </li></ul>
  15. 15. Work Cited- Pictures <ul><li>mrbreen.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.freewebs.com </li></ul><ul><li>calgoldenbears.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>sudanwatch.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://media.photobucket.com/image/child%20starvation%20in%20%20darfur/ILoveAfrica/starvation.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://amateurscholars.files.wordpress.com/2008/10/janjaweed.gif </li></ul>

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