ארכיון 'Articles in English'

Sudan: students burned down a military training camp over sexual assaults

Sudan: students burned down a military training camp over sexual assaults

Mohamed Abu-Bakr | Photo: Kordofan, SOS Sahel UK (Flickr) Compulsory military service is a condition for male students to receive high schools diploma in Sudan. For that reason, all male high school students head to military [...]

Westgate Mall attack: Somalia and regional instability

Westgate Mall attack: Somalia and regional instability

Irit Back | The deadly terrorist attack by Somali al-Shabab militants on an affluent shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, the commercial, diplomatic and cultural hub of east and central Africa, claimed the lives of at least 72 persons [...]

Israel's Uganda Plan

Israel's Uganda Plan

Yael Even Or | In the photo: Former Mossad official, Hagai Hadas.  Last month we were informed that a number of African countries (dubbed “third countries”) are on the verge of signing an agreement with Israel to [...]

Government harasses activists in Sudan – blocks aid from flood victims

Government harasses activists in Sudan – blocks aid from flood victims

By African |  A great flood hit the Nile Valley States across Sudan on the 1st of August, and the waters have been running ever since, destroying almost everything  in their path. Every day, hundreds of [...]

The politics and pornography of suffering  –  humanitarian aid to refugees in Israel

The politics and pornography of suffering – humanitarian aid to refugees in Israel

Dan Cooper | Photo showing Levinski Soup activity. Source: activestills.org For 2012 Global Refugee Day I wrote a piece about racism and violence against refugees, a danger that unfortunately still exists. This year I want to [...]

Disturbing remarks on asylum seekers made by the general manager of Israel's second largest hospital

Disturbing remarks on asylum seekers made by the general manager of Israel's second largest hospital

By African | Photo of Ichilov Medical Center. Source: Flickr (Alex Jilitsky) The General Manager of Ichilov Hospital, Prof. Gabi Barabash states: "There are 80,000 African infiltrators living in Tel Aviv today, approximately 15% of the city's population. [...]