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Tag: Somalia

November 8, 2011

Small Arms, Mass Destruction

Guns that can cost as little as a bag of rice are today’s weapons of mass destruction.

August 24, 2011

The Lucky Ones Make It To Dadaab

Somali famine refugees flee to Dadaab, Kenya and to new camps sprouting up in the crumbling, bullet-riddled ruins of Mogadishu.

July 20, 2011

Famine Declared in Somalia

The United Nations officially declared today that two regions in southern Somalia are suffering from a famine, a word the U.N. does not use lightly.

June 16, 2011

Most Dangerous Place To Be A Woman?

Afghanistan tops the list.

January 25, 2011

Recruiting Combatants in Africa’s Fight for Peace

Through the African Union’s Peace and Security Department, activist Stella Sabiiti works with rebels who inflict violence on civilians in conflict zones like Darfur and Somalia. Sabiiti tells us how her own experience as a victim of torture in Uganda has been vital to her understanding of the minds of perpetrators.