Darfur  By Ali and Nico
Crisis in Darfur <ul><li>2,500,000 displaced </li></ul><ul><li>400,000 dead </li></ul><ul><li>100 dying every day </li></u...
Why did it start? <ul><li>OIL </li></ul>Discovered in 1978 Civil war starts 1978 - 2005 Zionists backed Marxist rebel to o...
Janjaweed & Sudanese Military <ul><li>Janjaweed = Sudan’s secret militia </li></ul><ul><li>Outlaws – enlisted by governmen...
Sudanese Liberation Army <ul><li>Established 1983 </li></ul><ul><li>12,500 men </li></ul><ul><li>Rose to 50,000 – 60,000 b...
What is being done? <ul><li>African Union Mission – too weak </li></ul><ul><li>Peace agreement in May 2006 </li></ul><ul><...
Oil <ul><li>ABCO Corporation have started drilling for oil in Darfur  </li></ul><ul><li>Main oilfields in the south </li><...
Who owns the oil? <ul><li>Friedhelm Eronat a millionaire British businessman just bought oil in Darfur </li></ul><ul><li>H...
 
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  • Darfur And Oil

    1. 1. Darfur By Ali and Nico
    2. 2. Crisis in Darfur <ul><li>2,500,000 displaced </li></ul><ul><li>400,000 dead </li></ul><ul><li>100 dying every day </li></ul><ul><li>Government supports Janjaweed although publicly denying it </li></ul><ul><li>Not religious but over resources - oil </li></ul><ul><li>Irony in that winners receive no reward, all goes to foreign countries exploiting resources </li></ul>
    3. 3. Why did it start? <ul><li>OIL </li></ul>Discovered in 1978 Civil war starts 1978 - 2005 Zionists backed Marxist rebel to occupy Darfur 678 billion barrels worth China, Poland, Russia & Iran all providing money to encourage conflict to get oil
    4. 4. Janjaweed & Sudanese Military <ul><li>Janjaweed = Sudan’s secret militia </li></ul><ul><li>Outlaws – enlisted by government to protect against SLA </li></ul><ul><li>Committed atrocities </li></ul><ul><li>Nomadic herdsmen </li></ul>
    5. 5. Sudanese Liberation Army <ul><li>Established 1983 </li></ul><ul><li>12,500 men </li></ul><ul><li>Rose to 50,000 – 60,000 by 1990’s </li></ul><ul><li>Equipped with small arms </li></ul><ul><li>Zionists funded SLA to get oil </li></ul><ul><li>Minni Minnawi – leader – Zionist puppet </li></ul><ul><li>Rebelling against government </li></ul>
    6. 6. What is being done? <ul><li>African Union Mission – too weak </li></ul><ul><li>Peace agreement in May 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>UN sent in </li></ul><ul><li>UN’s largest mission </li></ul><ul><li>Do not have promised troops </li></ul><ul><li>President Bush signs legislation cutting investment ties with Sudan. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Oil <ul><li>ABCO Corporation have started drilling for oil in Darfur </li></ul><ul><li>Main oilfields in the south </li></ul><ul><li>Oil creates conflict all over the world </li></ul><ul><li>BIG QUESTION = WILL OIL SCARCITY MOTIVATE COUTRIES TO STOP THE WAR IN ORDER TO START EXPLOITATION OR WILL IT MAKE IT WORSE? </li></ul><ul><li>Oil should lubricate peace talks – share oil </li></ul><ul><li>Oil will supply America etc. not Sudan </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;There's some speculation that one of the reasons that these land grabs are going on is to get the African tribes off the ground so they can be controlled by the government in Khartoum,&quot; said Ken Bacon, president of U.S. advocacy organisation Refugees International </li></ul>
    8. 8. Who owns the oil? <ul><li>Friedhelm Eronat a millionaire British businessman just bought oil in Darfur </li></ul><ul><li>Human Rights campaigners outraged – funding the war </li></ul><ul><li>US citizens are banned form dealing with Sudan </li></ul><ul><li>Eronat may be helping China – offered 50% share of oil </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Eronat denies oil concession </li></ul><ul><li>Only paid $3 million to Sudan for oil </li></ul><ul><li>Tried to divide oil in north and south – only achieved fighting </li></ul><ul><li>“ Eronat is not interested in Darfur or political issues. He's interested in making money.“ a quote from someone opposing Mr. Eronat, Mr. Felter </li></ul>

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