June 23, 2018

Archives for September 2010

Diaspora, maintaining the flame of protest

A few photos from a Sunday spent with the Sudanese diaspora in the build up to the UN General Assembly in New York this week. In Brooklyn, members of the 24 Hours for Darfur team screened their video of the findings of their survey on the views of Darfuri refugees in Chad on peace, justice, […]

Standing Up For Democracy in Sudan

Aug. 14, 2010 KHARTOUM, SUDAN — Like any aspiring pro-democracy movement, the young Sudanese activists needed a name. They picked Girifna, Arabic for “We are fed up.”They chose orange for their color and the V-for-victory sign as a logo, then began distributing their first pamphlet. Challenging the ruling party was risky in a country where […]