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Darfur Crisis of 2003: Analysis of the Darfur Conflict from the Times of First Clashes to the Present Day

Veronika Danielová
Published Online: 2014-12-30 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/eas-2014-0003


The present article discusses the conflict in the Darfur region that took place in 2003. Main aim consists inanalyzing of major Darfur conflict emphasizing historical events preceded it. The crucial question raised here is what were significant causalities that affected the emergence of terror? The paper deals with the origin and evolution of tension and violence in Darfur. It observes growth of violation throughout history from the precolonial period to the present day. Emphasis is placed on the root causes of the Darfur crisis of 2003, its participants and characteristic aspects of this war.

KEYWORDS: Darfur; Arabs; Africans; rebels; Janjaweed; race; ethnicity; natural resources; marginalization; state crisis; genocide; tormented triangle


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Published Online: 2014-12-30

Published in Print: 2014-06-01

Citation Information: Ethnologia Actualis, Volume 14, Issue 1, Pages 37–59, ISSN (Online) 1339-7877, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/eas-2014-0003.

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