Wisp Project 2009 T38 SUDAN Jun Jie Shu Xian Yue Yang Liu Chin Benjamin Teo
Contents Overview of Sudan, Darfur 2003- Instances of discrimination and prejudice- Factors triggered the conflict- Elements that led to the social fracture in Darfur Singapore Perspective- Similarities and differences - Singapore 2009 and 2061 Problems and Challenges for 2061
SLA and JEM attacked Sudan’s government air base in North Darfur
Seized a large amount of ammunition and weapons
Instances of discrimination and prejudice in Darfur -According to Agence France-Presse, “that a decades-long civil war in Sudan has led to ‘growing and persistent reports of enslavement of Africans by Arabs, genocide in the Nuba Mountains area, and ethnic cleansing in the Blue Nile area” (AFP, August 30, 2001). -The release of the paper, by the UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) and entitled "Race, discrimination, slavery and citizenship in the Afro-Arab borderlands", was timed to coincide with the UN conference on racism starting Friday in Durban, South Africa.
Self-esteem Hypothesis With proper education, we can differentiate right from wrong. Higher confidence level, lesser prejudices.
Contact Hypothesis Bringing people of different races together, to share about their experience, to interact. Learn how to appreciate each other benefits and misfortunes.
Legal Hypothesis By enforcing legal actions against those who discriminates.
Conclusion Nobody is Perfect Play our Part, be it big or Small. The world would be a better place Happy 44th Birthday Singapore
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