In the film ‘Team Spirit’, when Sadiq is explaining why he feels sad, we see a flashback to his village in Darfur. The landscape is dry and dusty, and very different to the green grass on the football pitch in Dublin. A horseman appears – and he is slightly hunched, in a pose that suggests he is watching the village and waiting.
Pupils will look at the Janjaweed in an age-appropriate manner. They will be encouraged to share their feelings throughout. This section also includes useful websites related to Sudan.
It should be noted that since July 2011 Sudan has been divided into two countries: Sudan and The Republic of South Sudan.