Civil Wars in Africa

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Civil Wars in Africa

title: Witnessing Genocide In Sudan Scott Pelley Reports On Refugee Crisis In Darfur Region resource: cbs.com link: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/10/08/60minutes/main648277.shtml

Submitted by: Austin Daye

Sierra Leone and Conflict Diamonds

Title: The Heart of the Matter: Sierra Leone, Diamonds, and Human Security

Resource: Partnership Africa Canada

Link: http://www.sierra-leone.org/heartmatter.html


Title: Resource Curse - Why are so Many Countries with Abundant Natural Resources so Poor?

Resource: About.com: World News

Link: http://worldnews.about.com/od/naturalresources/f/resourcecurse.htm


Title: Kimberley Process and Industry Self-regulation

Resource: Amnesty International USA

Link: http://www.amnestyusa.org/Conflict_Diamonds/Kimberley_Process_to_end_trade_in_blood_diamonds/page.do?id=1011289&n1=3&n2=74


Submitted by: Elle


Title: "Brutal Child Army Grows Up"

Resource: BBC News

Link: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/743684.stm


Title: "Sexual Violence in Siera Leone"

Resource: Proquest

Link: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=67553792&sid=3&Fmt=3&clientld=10553&RQT=309&VName=PQD


Title: "The Civil War in Sierra Leone"

Resource: afrol.com

http://www.afrol.com/News/sil007_civil_war.htm>.

submitted by Jake Adkins


Title: Natural Resources and Conflict in Africa

Resource: Crimes of War Project

Link: http://www.crimesofwar.org/africa-mag/afr_04_collier.html

Summary: It is basically an overview of why civil wars happen in Africa. Its main focus in is on the abundance of natural resources in Africa and how it forces most natives into extreme poverty because outsiders or governments take advantage of them.

Submitted by Audrey Crandall


Title: Resolving African Conflicts

Resource: Crimes of War Project

Link: http://www.crimesofwar.org/africa-mag/afr_01_porteos.html

Summary: The article discusses how current policies are affecting Africa and what needs to be done to overcome the challenges.

Submitted by Audrey Crandall