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Genocide in Darfur
"The Darfur conflict has been in the news for some time. As I attempted to get some facts about what's happened there, I decided to write this. How much do you know about what has happened in Darfur?"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Darfur is a region in the African country of Sudan. Which countries border Sudan?
Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania
Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Central African Republic, Chad, Libya
Kenya, Ethiopia, Malawi
The Darfur conflict has been fought between Sudanese militias and anti-government rebel groups. The rebel groups have accused the Sudanese government of ongoing oppression of non-Arab Africans in favor of Arabs.
The "Janjaweed" militia first came into being in the late 1980s, mostly made up of nomadic, herding Arab tribesmen of the Darfur area. What is the translation of the name Janjaweed?
Demons on marijuana
Devils on horseback
Camel herding fiends
It is alleged by a United Nations human rights mission that the Sudanese government and the Janjaweed have systematically destroyed all non-Arab villages in the Darfur region.
Between 2003 and 2006, well over 100,000 refugees fled their homes to seek refuge in a neighboring country. Which country has accepted these Darfur refugees?
In 2006, a browser game called "Darfur is Dying" won a contest and went online to raise awareness about the Darfur conflict.
The peacekeeping force in Africa is an organization formed in 2001. Its purpose is to protect democracy and human rights in Africa, to bring an end to conflicts throughout the continent, as well as addressing Africa's economic problems. What is the name of this organization?
Coalition of African Countries
Organization of African Unity
African Economic Community
The Janjaweed militia have used the following as a tactic to displace ethnic Africans from their homes and villages:
All of these
In 2007, the Sudanese government turned down an offer made by the United Nations, to assist with peacekeeping efforts in Darfur.
Which two major powers united with the Sudanese government to keep the United Nations out of Darfur?
Russia and China
Egypt and Libya
United States and Canada
Iraq and Iran
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Compiled Dec 04 13