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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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    1. 1. Genocide in Sudan Austin Duke 10A World Literature/ Composition 4th period
    2. 2. “systematic killing of a racial or cultural group based on their beliefs” Geno- Cide-
    3. 3. Totally Unseen
    4. 4. This picture is cc license
    5. 5.
    6. 6. Millions Affected
    7. 7. This picture is CC licensed Villages Burned and Destroyed
    8. 8. This picture is CC licensed of Flickr Children Abandoned
    9. 9. Slaves
    10. 10. As many as 2,000,000 dead
    11. 11. Resolution
    12. 12. 22 years later
    13. 13. Better Late than Never
    14. 14. Still a fight for independence
    15. 15. “ 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
    16. 16. In the beginning
    17. 17. What I got out of it This photo is cc licensed
    18. 18. • Works Cited "Africa :: Sudan ." The World Factbook. N.p., 3 Nov. 2010. Web. 8 Nov. 2010. <>. "Background Note: Sudan." U.S. Departmeent of State. N.p., 29 June 2010. Web. 22 Oct. 2010. <>. "Engagement Strategy." Genocide Intervention. Genocide Intervention Network, 2009. Web. 27 Oct. 2010. < oing>. Howden, Daniel. "What Would a Genocide Charge Mean for Sudan's Leader and His Country?" SIRS Knowledge Source. Pro Quest, 2010. Web. 26 Oct. 2010. < 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%2 7s%20Leader%20and%20His%20Country%3F &res=Y&ren=Y&gov=Y&lnk=Y&ic=Y>. Kaya, Travis. "Relief Organizations Face Hard Choices Over Distribution of Funds in Haiti." Inspiration to Action. Members Project®, Mar. 2010. Web. 22 Oct. 2010. < relief-organizations-face-hard- choices-over-distribution-of-funds-in-haiti>. McDonough, Cara. "Sudanese President Charged With Genocide, Other War Crimes." finding Dulcinea. Ed. Amy Goldschlager and James Sullivan. Dulcinea Media, n.d. Web. 25 Oct. 2010. < Sudanese- President-Charged-With-Genocide--Other-War-Crimes.html>. Nhial, Abraham, and DiAnn Mills. Lost Boy No More. Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 2004. Print. "Sudan." Wikipedia. N.p., 27 Oct. 2010. Web. 27 Oct. 2010. < Sudan#Recent_history_.281989.E2.80.93present.29>.
    19. 19. Works Cited "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. < 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." N.p., 28 Oct. 2010. Web. 31 Oct. 2010. "Sudan Major Infectious Diseases. " CIA World Fact Book. Central Intelligence Agency, 27 Oct. 2010. Web. 28 Oct. 2010.