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The Darfur Genocide. Not On Our Watch. 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.

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the darfur genocide

The Darfur Genocide

Not On Our Watch

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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.
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Go to the website http://www.standnow.org/

  • Click on LEARN
  • Click on GENOCIDE OF THE PAST
  • Answer the following questions:

5. What is the full definition of Genocide according to the UN Convention of 1948?

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Go to the website http://www.genocideintervention.net/

  • Click on the Save Darfur Icon
  • 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?

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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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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 to the crisis in Darfur?

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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?

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Scroll to the bottom of the page and watch the short film (about 1 ½ min) titled Never Again

27. Do you think the pledge of Never Again will turn out to be just another “Empty Promise”? Explain.

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Go to http://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 P’s?

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29. Briefly describe each P and Prevention

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Go to http://www.genocidewatch.org/aboutgenocide/8stagesofgenocide.html

30. List and briefly describe each of the 8 Stages of Genocide.

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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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