Darfur Genocide And Holocaust Similarities

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For most people, upon hearing the word genocide, the Holocaust is the one they immediately think about. However, there have been many genocides throughout the ages. The Holocaust was one of the first to be televised and affect the world while others remain within the confines of their country’s borders (Introduction to the Holocaust). One such genocide is the Darfur Genocide currently taking place in Sudan, Africa (Darfur Genocide). Whereas the Holocaust is historically over, it remains a horrific memory for many. The Darfur Genocide is a nightmare currently taking place for those who are being affected. Millions of lives have been taken in both genocides and both genocides were brought upon because one race of people felt superior to…show more content…
In contrast, the Janjaweed didn’t kill for complete annihilation, but to survive with the limited resources that Darfur had. The Janjaweed are not interested in community, they are interested in only acquiring "scarce resources" (Darfur Genocide). The Janjaweed are fighting for "economic, political, and social domination of largely non-Muslim, non-Arab southern Sudanese" (Darfur…show more content…
In the Holocaust the German army was forced to surrender after "Allied forces moved across Europe in a series of offensives" (Introduction to the Holocaust). In contrast, although there have been many attempts to put an end to what is happening in Darfur, Sudan, by the United Nations, "China and Russia have worked to block many United Nations resoltions in attempts to appease the Sudanese government" (Darfur Genocide). Since China supplies aid to this plight and Russia "strongly supports Sudan's territorial integrity and opposes the creation of an independent Darfuri state" (Darfur Genocide), there seems to be no end in

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