united states actions to stop genocide in darfur erin shirai, kailana sanborn, & marie davis

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United States Actions to Stop Genocide in Darfur Erin Shirai, Kailana Sanborn, & Marie Davis

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  • United States Actions to Stop Genocide in DarfurErin Shirai, Kailana Sanborn, & Marie Davis

  • Thesis StatementThe United States actions to stop the genocide in Darfur have helped to advance United Nations peace keeping efforts but has not totally stopped the conflict because of a compromise of humanitarian and diplomatic considerations.

  • HistoryThe conflict started in February of 2003Between the Sudan Liberation Army and Justice and Equality Movement against the government and the Janjaweed militia Conflict started because Black Africans felt that the government oppressed them in favor of ArabsJanjaweed militia accused of cleansing Black Africans from large territories in Sudan

  • History (cont.)Janjaweed kill men, rape women, and raid housesMore than 2.7 million have lost their homes and live in camps The US and human right groups have said genocide is taking placeUN investigation team in 2005 concluded that war crimes had been committed, but these war crimes did not include genocide Reports concluded the conflict in Darfur has been stabilizing, armed conflict in the area is nearly over

  • Americas ViewUN finds out about the killings in 2003America finds out in 2004Bush tries to help, to send in troops

  • The Support GroupsDollars for DarfurInvisible ChildrenGeorge Clooney and Mia Farrow

  • UN Solutions2004: Began relocating refugees to the first safe campsJoint Communique was signed by UN and Sudan pledged to end conflict in DarfurPledged to help African Union deploy ceasefire monitors and provide humanitarian aid July 31st passed Resolution 1769 -deployed more than 26,000 troops and police to Darfur

  • United States Assisting DarfurCeasefire agreement signed & peace talks givenAfrican Mission in SudanReinforce weapon restrictions & U.S. ban against military assist to Sudan Start the North-South comprehensive Peace agreement

  • Violating Human RightsArticle 3: everyone has the right to life, liberty, and securityArticle 5: no one should be subject to torture or treated unfairly by brutal or degrading treatmentArticle 7: equal protection against being discriminatedArticle 9: no one should be sent away

  • The AftermathWar is at a stand still for nowJanjaweed stocking up on weaponsFear of more war

  • ConclusionU.S. actions have helped to advance UN peace keeping efforts but has not totally stopped the conflict.U.S. has imposed economic sanctions to provide incentives to end the conflict.UNAMID concluded that the Darfur conflict has substantially subsided and stability exists in the region with general elections scheduled in 2010.President Obama has resisted demands for direct and greater U.S. involvement and insists that Sudan should determine its own future with oversight from the UN.We agree with President Obamas position because we do not want to Sudan to become another Iraq where the U.S. has a great military presence.

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