The Central African Republic Crisis

Two decades ago the whole world was witness to the genocide in Rwanda and it’s hard to believe that almost the same situation is going to happen if we don’t act! The international community failed the people 20 years ago, we must not repeat the same mistake for the people of the Central African Republic.
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The South Sudan Conflict

The USA says that Sudan is near utter calamity with the genocide sweeping the nation the way it is. The BBC poses the question: Can South Sudan be saved from self-destruction? Half of Sudan’s population is below the world poverty levels. Sudan’s economy was hit hard after the South declared independence in July 2011, taking with it about 75% of the country’s oil output.
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Congo genocide

Congo Genocide 20 Years Later

The Congo genocide: Mass killings, rape, famine: the effects of war. While many have since moved on from the limited “happy” ending of Hotel Rwanda (some as soon as they threw away the remnants of their popcorn at the theatre), the war in the Congo still continues with rebels aiming to seize the terrritory of Goma in what appears to boil down to a struggle for precious minerals. In fact, what we are seeing now, the U.N. has reported, may be just the beginning of the climax to a long bloody war.
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Syrian refugee crisis

The Syrian Refugee Crisis

The Syrian refugee crisis started since the unrest began in Syria in 2011, millions of people have been displaced from their homes in Syria and have sought refuge in other neighboring countries or in less chaotic regions of Syria. It is estimated that over 9 million Syrians have fled their homes by the Migration Policy Centre at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. 2.6 million Syrians have fled to neighboring countries such as Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, Turkey, and Egypt.
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Syria’s Civil War

Arab Spring is in full bloom, with Syrian Civil War at the forefront. What started as peaceful protests on the part of the citizens turned into belligerence and all-out war. Syria has had a history of civil and political unrest since 1918 when the Arabs captured Damascus and ended 400 years of Ottoman rule.
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