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  • In 1944, a Polish-Jewish lawyer named Raphael Lemkin (1900-1959) sought to describe Nazi policies of systematic murder, including the destruction of the European Jews. He formed the word "genocide" by combining geno-, from the Greek word for race or tribe, with -cide, from the Latin word for killing.
  • Northern Sudanese Muslims attacked southern Sudanese because of their Christian beliefs and oil property
  • Sudan is east of Ethiopia where many of the refugees escaped too
  • About 4 million people fled their homes since the conflict began
  • When they were attacked everyone fled the area in a rush so children were split up from their families
  • On January 9, 2005, the Sudanese government signed a deal with southern rebels to end the country's 22 year-long civil war.
  • The UN and hundreds of other support groups begin to help Sudan recover from their devastation.
  • George Clooney is the most persuasive voice for the independence of Sudan over the issue of independence of southern Sudan from the north
  • Happy Sudanese people first day of freedom in 21 years.

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  • Genocide in Sudan
    Austin Duke
    10A World Literature/ Composition
    4th period
  • “systematic killing of a racial or cultural group based on their beliefs”
    Geno- Cide-
  • Totally Unseen
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  • Millions Affected
  • VillagesBurnedand Destroyed
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  • Children Abandoned
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  • Slaves
  • As many as 2,000,000 dead
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  • 22 years later
  • Better Late than Never
  • Still a fight for independence
  • “ We are pressured in everyway but not crushed; we are perplexed but not in despair; we are persecuted but not abandoned; we are struck down but not destroyed.” 2 CORINTHIANS 4:8-9
  • In the beginning
  • What I got out of it
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    "What Would a Genocide Charge Mean for Sudan's Leader and His Country?" SIRS Knowledge Source. Pro Quest, 2010. Web. 26 Oct. 2010. <http://sks.sirs.com/cgi-bin/ hst-article-display?id=SSKSBASE-0-8439&artno=0000300469&type=ART&shfilter=U&key=Darfur%20%28Sudan%29& title=What%20Would%20a%20Genocide%20Charge%20Mean%20for%20Sudan%27s%20Leader%20and%20His%20Country%3F &res=Y&ren=Y&gov=Y&lnk=Y&ic=Y>. Kaya, Travis.
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    "George Clooney Calls to Freeze Sudan Leaders Assets." BBC News. BBC © MMX, 14 Oct. 2010. Web. 29 Oct. 2010.
    "Humanitarian Efforts." UNMIS. United nations, Oct.-Nov. 2010. Web. 31 Oct. 2010. Meyer, Gabriel. War and Faith in Sudan. Grand Rapids: WM. B. Eardmans Publishing Co., 2005. Google Book Search. Web. 22 Oct. 2010. <http://books.google.com/ books?id=EK1aLm2CBKQC&lpg=PP1&dq=sudan%20war&num=8&client=internal-uds&pg=PR8#v=onepage&q&f=false>. Pike, John.
    "Sudan Civil War." Globalsecurity.org. N.p., 28 Oct. 2010. Web. 31 Oct. 2010. "Sudan Major Infectious Diseases.
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