Fall 2010 Darfur Genocide Webquest

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1. The Darfur Genocide
Not On Our Watch
2. Go to the website http://www.savedarfur.org/pages/primer
Read and answer the following questions on a separate sheet of paper:
When did the crisis in Darfur begin?
It is estimated that _____________ lost their lives between 2003 & 2005.
Which United States President declared the situation in Darfur a genocide.
List and briefly explain the myths surrounding the crisis in Darfur.
3. Go to the website http://www.standnow.org/
Click on LEARN
Click on GENOCIDE
Answer the following questions:
5. What is the full definition of Genocide according to the UN Convention of 1948?
4. Go to the website http://www.genocideintervention.net/
Click on the Northern Most Orange Dot on the Map of Africa. Once the box about Darfur pops up, Click on MORE INFO
Answer the following questions:

6. How many people have been displaced by the genocide in Darfur?
7. What is the name of the militia sent in by the Sudanese government to kill Darfur Civilians?
8. How many fatalities occurred between Jan and Sept. 2008?
9. What does Janjaweed mean?
10. Who do they work for?
5. Go to the website http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/darfur/view/
Scroll down to the bottom of the page. Watch the video.
List five facts you learned while watching this video.
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6. Go to the website http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A48943-2005Mar19.html and read the article about Darfur by Brian Steidle
Answer the following questions:
16. What are IDPs?
17. Who are mostly in the the IDPs?
18. Why were cell phone signals important to predicting attacks?
19. What was Labado and what happened there?
20. How many people went missing at Labado?
Go on to page 2
21. What has Brian Steidle been trying to do since returning from Darfur?
22. Does Steindle believe the U.S. government has paid enough attention tothe crisis in Darfur?
7. Go to the website http://www.darfurscores.org/darfur
Read the article and Answer the following questions:
23. The majority of the people involved in the Darfur Genocide are?
24. How many people are dying each day in the Darfur Genocide?
25. Each month?
26. At this point, what is the highest priority for the people of Darfur?
8. Scroll to the bottom of the page and watch the short film (about 1 min) titled Never Again
27. Do you think the pledge of Never Again will turn out to be just another Empty Promise? Explain.

9. Go to www.enoughproject.org
Click on ABOUT
Click on OUR APPROACH
Click on 3 Ps and PREVENTION
Answer the following questions:
28. Other than Prevention, what are the three Ps?
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29. Briefly describe each P and Prevention
10. Go to http://www.genocidewatch.org/aboutgenocide/8stagesofgenocide.html
30. List and briefly describe each of the 8 Stages of Genocide.

11. Before today, how much did you know about the Genocide in Darfur? Why do you think so little attention is paid to it? What do you think future generations will say if we continue to sit back and do nothing?

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