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Genocide in Darfur Genocide in Darfur Corey, David, Nick, Corey, David, Nick, Darius, Robert Darius, Robert

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  • 1.Genocide in Darfur Corey, David, Nick, Darius, Robert

2. Facts about the Genocide

  • The genocide began in February 2003 when the Sudan Liberation Movement and Justice and Equality Movement groups in Darfur accused the Sudanese government of committing genocide against non-arabized Sudanese in favor of Sudanese Arabs.


  • One side of the conflict is composed mainly of the official Sudanese military and police.
  • The other side consists of the Janjaweed,which are a Sudanese militia group. These tribes are mainly camel-herding nomads.

4. The Janjaweed

  • The Janjaweed are African or black people who have been arabized.
  • Armed gunmen in Darfur, western Sudan, and now eastern Chad.
  • They are well known for the rape, torture, dismemberment, and the displacement of others.

5. Deaths

  • Sudanese authorities claim a death toll of roughly 19,500 civilians while certain non-governmental organizations, such as the Coalition for International Justice (an organization which initiated advocacy, claimed that over 400,000 people have been killed.


  • In September 2004, the World Health Organization estimated that there had been 50,000 deaths in Darfur since the beginning of the genocide an 18-month period.
  • An updated estimate the following month put the number of deaths for the 6-month period from March to October 2004 due to starvation and disease at 70,000

7. International Response

  • Some believe that the world's most powerful countries have largely limited themselves in expressing concerns and demand for the United Nations to take action in solving the genocide in Darfur.


  • The Genocide in Darfur is being referred to as one of the worlds greatest humanitarian crisis.
  • Actress Angelina Jolie, and actors George Clooney, Don Cheadle, and Jonah Hill are avid members of the Genocide Intervention Network.


  • The Genocide Intervention Network is a non-profit organization.
  • Their goal is to protect civilians from genocide or any other mass atrocities.
  • They empower individuals with the necessary tools to prevent genocide.

10. Conclusion

  • There have been many efforts in order to end the war.
  • Some have resorted to try and settling the genocide by peace talks; but it didnt seem to phase anybody.
  • The U.S. has played an active role in trying to settle the genocide.