Death. Such a small word has the power to send chills up the back of someone’s spine. This word is actually much bigger than it seems to be. It has the capability to change lives, for better or for worse. So, how is it that if the word can haunt people, that people are even able to kill? The minds of murderers and criminals are inhumane in a way like no other. With minds like these, it is close to impossible to have an order or system at all. Mankind is able to commit atrocities and killings by being being mentally ill, having no social order, and oppressing specific groups. The minds of criminals have been proved to have psychological disorders affecting their minds and bodies. It has been shown that genocide leaders like Adolf Hitler have …show more content…
The Darfur genocide began in February 2003, and is still continuing today. Darfuri rebel groups, such as the SLM and JLM, are attacking the Sudanese and their government. They are “burning villages, looting economic resources, polluting water sources, murdering, raping, and torturing civilians” (Darfur Genocide). This violence all began between the groups fighting over oppression. After the government was accused of maltreatment, they fought back by doing an “ethnic cleansing” of Darfur’s non-arabs. The only pro of this was proving that there actually was persecution going on through the government in the Sudan. These oppressions and persecutions going on are just adding more fuel to the fire. Humanity is capable of carrying out these cruelties by genocide leaders being mentally ill, having no social order, and specific groups being oppressed. Hitler’s psychological disorders worsened the violence of the Holocaust. Rwanda being without a leader led the country to absolute madness. The Sudanese government persecuted their people and expected all of their problems to be solved. These examples show that these criminals are inhumane and have the power to kill. They are untouched by death. Untouched by the action, the idea, and the
In the country of Sudan, there is a region about the size of France called Darfur. In 1989, Omar al Bashir took control of the Sudanese government. When conflict between the African farmers in Darfur and the Arab nomads arose, the African farmers looked to their
There have been many more genocides that many people do not know have occurred or are still taking place to this day. One of them being in 2003, the Darfur genocide. The government of Sudan responded to a rebellion by civilians and this resulted in the deaths of over 300,000 when he began a genocide. This genocide is still occurring to this day. It was declared a genocide by the United States Secretary of State Colin Powell on 9 September 2004 and no genocidal policy has been pursued and implemented in Darfur by the Government authorities.
The Janjaweed are raping women, burning down houses, and other tragic events. This genocide is happening in Darfur to the Darfur people. Darfur is in Sudan, Africa. I believe there is a way we can improve this genocide, and prevent future genocide by using cultural relativism. Using cultural relativism we can avoid
For women and children, one can only imagine where the similarities lie between Darfur and the Hmong genocide. A few people are writing letters to the government to stop this insanity, but they are mostly Hmong Americans. There was a Long Walk For Freedom that took place in
Throughout our history we have had many tragic events and some of these events caused a very large amount of people to die or be mistreated. There were lots of people letting these acts be permitted because of their ignorance and pure hatred. The act of genocide and the extermination of groups of people happened because people were not speaking up against intolerance, hatred and propaganda. During the holocaust 6.3 million Jews died because of Greed,Hate,Silent Majority,and Propaganda, leading to genocide.
The Bosnian genocide was a series of mass killings of the Bosnian Muslims between 1992 and 1995. The genocide was committed by the Serbians, who saw it fit to rid Bosnia and Herzegovina of the Muslim culture. It was one of the bloodiest and gory periods in Bosnians history, and will forever be etched into the memory of the survivors, who had to witness the violence and traumatizing actions taken by the Serbs. Future genocides like the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina can be prevented as long as the United Nations is doing their part and checking in on the current leaders, and if law enforcement in that country has the right to severely punish any acts of racially-based violence, in order to make an example of the person committing those acts, to discourage others from following.
The abuse of human life that has happened over the course of history is something that no one should have ever experienced, although similar violence still goes on today. It is a question to ask as in the book Night, “Can this be true? This is the twentieth century, not the Middle Ages. Who would allow such crimes to be committed?” Although people have grown over time to accept people of different color, religion and believes there is still hate crimes in the world today.
They killed over 1.7 million people by intense work and no food. This can relate to the tactics that the Nazis used in the Holocaust to torture the Jews. Hard work with little or no food at all. Sadly, there is still a genocide happening right now in Sudan. A pregnant women named Darsalam ran away from growing flames in her village in Darfur and escaped to Chad, the country west of Sudan.
Over 480 people were killed. A genocide is a deliberate killing of a mass group of people especially those of a certain ethnicity. Their conflict was rooted in economic, political and social domination. The oil industry was a major factor in the conflict between the south and west Sudan. The South produced the oil and the North shipped it.
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.
There are so many causes for war within the Sudan region; with no results that could satisfy both the people and the government the war has gone more than a decade long. The war in Darfur has claimed many casualties varying from young children to elderlies. The war is still an ongoing this very moment taking so many precious lives. Why the drift between
South Sudan is Africa’s first new country since Eritrea split from Ethiopia in 1993. This resulted from the people’s secession from main-Sudan through a referendum done in January 2011. Prior to this was also Africa’s longest civil war which started in 1955 when the southern armies mutinied. The conflict only ended in 1972 when the south was granted autonomy. But, in 1983, the south, led by the Sudan People's Liberation Movement and its armed wing, the Sudan People's Liberation Army, again rose in rebellion when the Sudanese government cancelled the autonomy arrangements.
This shows that many people in Rwanda died from diseases and some died from being targeted during the genocide. This evidence is significant because it shows the population decrease in Rwanda and also shows the negative impact of genocide in Rwanda. This genocide impacted the history of Rwanda and also the people in
The depiction of refugee camps, the crying babies, the hunger, the food shortage, the massive number of amputees and their quest for an immediate emancipation from a senseless war perpetrated by nothing but greed and love for power was heart breaking. The documentary further made it positive that in the midst of uncertainty, religious discrimination and differences is nothing to worry about especially when interfaith gathering begins and Liberians where ready to let go off their religious differences and all looking up to a more perfect nation that spares no Muslim or Christian as one of the lady mentioned on the documentary that “when the bullet is fired, it does not search for the direction of a Christian or a Muslim but an innocent Liberian.” Some of those quotations put hearts together and sent a signal that Liberians can only come together and be opposed to the bloody war that was going on without compromising their dedication to their various faith. The same spirit of brotherhood and sisterhood boiled by common cry for peace, love and end to the war galvanized the entire religious people into one group and was determine to occupied streets in order to be