Essay On Darfur Genocide

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I Bet you didn’t Hear A genocide is the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group. Mass murder in Darfur is considered a genocide because it is racially based. The Arab Sudanese displaced and murdered the Black Sudanese. Families in Darfur are scarcely eating meals, and when they do it’s off of the dirt and gravel of the ground. Imagine living in an area where you can see the river but your government says that you cannot use it so you can only watch as many of your people become dehydrated daily.…show more content…
September 2004, after reviewing evidence collected by the State Department the then U.S. Secretary of State, Colin Powell, announced that the U.S. administration believed that, “Genocide has been committed in Darfur and that the Government of Sudan and the Janjaweed bear responsibility – and that genocide may still be occurring.” Despite this, Powell said U.S. policy toward Sudan would remain unchanged (EyesOnDarfur). Lots of actors and organizations, including the Arab League failed to accept Powell 's characterization of the conflict as genocide. The European Parliament came closest to naming it a genocide when it declared the situation in Darfur was 'tantamount to genocide '. It threatened sanctions if no 'tangible progress ' was made between the UN and the Sudan Government (” During September of 2004 ,President George W. Bush stated the crisis in Darfur as a "genocide" (Save Darfur). Despite the world 's outcry, the violence continued. Shockingly, other than those instances, Darfur is a quiet secret in America and it’s merely impossible to find anything about Darfur spoken from our other highly praised, chief executive officers . Ironically, when it came to the Holocaust, practically every member of the White House spoke on it including President Roosevelt. In fact, he went out of his way to help. He went as far as world war. The Holocaust was major
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