The Darfur Genocide

The Darfur genocide that started in 2003 showed that even in the twenty first century such atrocities were not a thing of the past. A brutal campaign of destruction and killing took place as the world looked on in Africa once again. Learn more about the causes of the genocide that occurred in Sudan by looking at the PowerPoint and answering the questions in the knowledge check.
Which country is Darfur part of?
Libya
Chad
Egypt
Sudan
Which group of people do not live in Darfur?
Zaghawa
Masalit
Fur
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For centuries Darfur’s ‘Arab nomads’ and ‘African farmers’ have helped each other. How?
Animals belonging to the nomads feed on the land owned by the farmers. In return the animals fertilise the fields
Animals belonging to the famers feed on the land owned by the nomads. In return the animals fertilise the fields
The Arab nomads and African farmers have taught each other new languages
The Arab nomads and African farmers have shared information about their different religions
Which European country took Sudan as part of its Empire and neglected Darfur?
Germany
Belgium
France
Britain
Which foreign leader encouraged racist ideas to take hold in Darfur in the 1980s?
Colonel Gaddafi
Fidel Castro
General Galtieri
Chairman Mao
Which natural disaster also caused tensions to rise in Darfur?
Earthquake
Hurricane
Flooding
Drought
What words did the extremists in Darfur use to dehumanise the Zaghawa, Fur and Masalit?
Donkeys
All of the above
Dogs
Slaves
The government recruited and armed which group of people do to the killing in Darfur?
Tanjaweed
Janjaweed
Kanjaweed
Banjaweed
When did the genocide in Darfur begin?
2013
1993
2003
1983
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