by Yosra Akasha The humanitarian crisis in East Africa is portrayed largely as a lack of food but ongoing political dimensions must be acknowledged for progress to be made In recent years drought has become the new reality in East Africa affecting populations relying on seasonal agriculture with shrinking harvests causing the cost of food… Read More
Chad’s Torture Factories: ‘Justice – not African justice’
by Karen Williams Chad’s former leader, Hissène Habré, went on trial in Senegal this past July, accused of crimes against humanity, torture and war crimes committed during his rule. The trial comes after more than twenty years of long, hard struggle by survivors of Habré’s torture chambers and by the families of his victims. (The… Read More
Sudan: Unfinished … Untold Stories – Part 2
Voices and Faces from Darfur PART 2 by Yosra Akasha Super Women in Abu Shouk I’ve asked a few women from Abu Shouk camp if they have been working or doing any other job beside their household. They said they are not working but making bricks, selling food in the market and nearby schools and… Read More
Sudan: Unfinished… Untold Stories
Voices and Faces from Darfur – PART 1 by Yosra Akasha Those stories are not complete, yet told. They are sketches of 5 minutes of chat. They need to be told because in Khartoum and anywhere else in the world you cannot encounter similar stories of daily life influenced by war and traditions. Photo Source… Read More
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