Darfur Extra credit copy

Darfur Extra credit copy - Daniel Uribe 11-20-07 Frontline:...

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Daniel Uribe 11-20-07 Frontline: On Our Watch Currently, in Darfur, a region in Sudan that is about the size of France, there is a genocide that is taking the lives of thousands of people every month. Men are being murdered, women raped, children slaughtered, villages burned, and all sorts of the worst atrocities imaginable are happening while most foreigners seem oblivious to it because of the lack of action. Amazingly this genocide has been going on for more than four years, and it has taken that about that long for the international community to react even though there was a genocide not too distant from this one in Rwanda that should have warned and prepared the responsible authorities for future killings. Obviously, the system called the UN, which exists in order to prevent such terrible acts against humanity, has not done its job well. Over the last decade with the examples of Rwanda and Darfur, the UN has shown an extremely sluggish response to the causes. According to the frontline video
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course ENGLISH ? taught by Professor Dowden,hindman,welsh,leiby during the Fall '07 term at El Camino.

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