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  • Collection: Darfuri Children's Drawings

CHILDREN4.jpg
Photograph showing young Darfuri girls and boys displaying drawings that depict how their villages were attacked by the Sudanese military and militia groups.

boy4.jpg
Photograph of a Darfuri boy living in a refugee camp in Eastern Chad holding a drawing that depicts what he saw when Sudan's military and the Janjaweed militia attacked his village in Darfur.

Boy2.jpg
A Darfuri boy living in a refugee camp in Eastern Chad displays his drawing that depicts what he saw when Sudan's military and the Janjaweed militia attacked his village in Darfur.

Water.jpg
A woman coming from the river to fetch water being abducted by the Sudanese Military. Despite being denied access to water which is a basic necessity for survival, attackers went on to torch houses deployed armored military trucks and airplanes to…

W Peace (2).pdf
A letter by the Justice and Equality Movement criticizing the Darfuri Children's drawings and Waging Peace, the British NGO that collected these drawings.

Boy3.jpg
A Darfuri boy living in a refugee camp in Eastern Chad holding a picture that he drew depicting how the Sudanese military used its helicopters and airplanes to bomb his village in Darfur.

Boy2.jpg
A Darfuri boy living in a refugee camp in Eastern Chad displays his drawing that depicts what he saw when Sudan's military and the Janjaweed militia attacked his village in Darfur.

Girl.jpg
A young Darfuri girl living in a refugee camp in Eastern Chad displaying a drawing that depicts atrocities committed by the Janjaweed militia group and Sudanese military against her people in villages in Darfur.

Killing3.jpg
The drawing depicts how the military of the Government of Sudan attacked civilians in their villages in Darfur. The military committed atrocities by burning houses in the villages and indiscriminately shooting and killing civilians that resulted in…

JEMS_Page_09.jpg
This is part of a letter by the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) which was a rebel group in Darfur that was fighting the Janjaweed militia and the government of Sudan in order to save civilians in Darfur from being exterminated. The letter is very…

JEMS_Page_08.jpg
This is part of a letter by the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) which was a rebel group in Darfur that was fighting the Janjaweed militia and the government of Sudan in order to save civilians in Darfur from being exterminated. The letter is very…

JEMS_Page_07.jpg
This is part of a letter by the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) which was a rebel group in Darfur that was fighting the Janjaweed militia and the government of Sudan in order to save civilians in Darfur from being exterminated. The letter is very…

All the civilians were targeted to be killed and villages were attacked using military airplanes, and heavy artillery from armored vehicles. These attacks left many villagers dead and the few who survived would end up desperation as all their…

Killing1.jpg
Dead bodies lying throughout a village in Darfur following a major attack on the village by the Janjaweed militia and Sudan's military. Apart from people getting killed, the attackers set the homes on fire.

Fire1.jpg
villagers fleeing after their homes in Darfur after they were bombed and set on fire by Sudan's military helicopters and airplanes.

Bows.jpg
Villagers are trying to fight back with bows and arrows but are overpowered by the military's more sophisticated weapons. To annihilate the villagers, Sudan's military surrounding a Darfuri village, torching houses, and indiscriminately shoots…

SLA2.jpg
Sudan Liberation Army (SLA), a rebel group, took up armed and fought the government of Sudan and Janjaweed militia in-order to save civilians from massive airstrikes and also on land. Arabic text on the drawing translates to, "Full name: Adam…

Sudan Liberation Army (SLA) was a rebel group that fought the government of Sudan and repulsed government and Janjaweed attacks on civilians. Drawings shows SLA fighters on foot, riding in trucks, and carrying machine guns as they confront the…

Burning2.jpg
Drawing that depicts a Darfuri village burning after being bombed by the Sudanese military. Also shows villagers trying to escape with their livestock.

Arabic text on the drawing translates to the name, "Zahr."

Bombing2.jpg
Drawing that depicts a Sudanese military helicopter and jet bombing of a village in Darfur. Also depicts unarmed civilians being shot with high caliber machine guns mounted on trucks.

Arabic text on the drawing translates to, "Badrya Khamees…

Bombing1.jpg
Arabic text in the drawing translates to, "Salahuddin Abdaljabbar Bash, 4th grade. Farm, fourth grade zone A, mountain." On the back side of the drawing is Arabic text that translates to, "In the name of Allah the compassionate and the merciful."…

Looting.jpg
Drawing that depicts the Janjaweed militia stealing livestock from a village in Darfur while military helicopters and tanks bomb village homes.

Arabic text on the drawing translates to, "Village of Taba (or Kaba), bloc #2, Sector (N), camp…

Burning1.jpg
This drawing depicts Sudan's military and the Janjaweed militia group attacking a village in Darfur. Some civilians had their heads covered with a sack before being shot dead. Some children had their hands tied and were thrown into a fire while a…

Abduction2.jpg
This drawing by a 15-year-old Darfuri girl depicts armed Janjaweed militia on horses and camels coming to attack her village. The drawing also shows women who had gone to the market being abducted at gunpoint by Janjaweed militia.

Arabic text in…
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