Darfur Now Analysis

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In the film, Darfur Now we saw what kind of challenges the humanitarian organizations had to face while helping those living in Darfur. For example, the World Food Program had to face many challenges in order to get the food to the people of Darfur. Those who delivered the food and goods to the village people of Darfur were targeted by the Janjaweed. The delivery people of the World Food Program risk their lives delivering the food by truck almost every time they go out to deliver. They could end up being shot or killed by the Janjaweed. The World Food Program also showed signs of keeping up with the population of Darfur. The World Food Program had to deliver food and goods to over 3 million people in Darfur.
The concerned citizens in the U.S. should address the issue of genocide in Darfur. Not many people in the U.S. do not know anything about Darfur and about the genocide issue that is going on there. In the film, Darfur Now Adam Sterling (The Executive Director of Sudan Divestment Task Force) was passing out postcards to people on the streets. Many of the people that walked
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Firstly, the ambassador of Darfur did not seem to care that much about the genocide issue and it did not seem like he was going to do anything for his people in order to solve the problem. Why is that? Should Darfur replace their ambassador with someone else? What is everyone else’s thoughts on this? Do you think the ambassador does not care about the issue of genocide too? Secondly, in the film, Adam Sterling tries to get people on the street involved in sending postcards to the governor in order to get involved with the issue of genocide in Darfur. The people did not seem interested in getting involved and just ignored Adam Sterling completely. If the people in the U.S. were more informed about the issue in Darfur do you think they would have more empathy for the people of Darfur and would participate in the postcards? Why or why
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