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Deadly Meningitis Outbreak Unchecked in Camps after Humanitarian Groups Expelled from Darfur

03/11/2009

It is already happening---Darfuris are dying---directly as a result of President Bashir's expulsion of the humanitarian organizations. Meningitis, a highly contagious disease, is spreading through one of Darfur's largest camps for the internally displaced, Kalma, home to 90,000.

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Over 1 Million to Go Without Food and Water in Darfur as Aid Groups Expelled

03/06/2009

The consequences are nearly unfathomable. In the last 48 hours, Sudan has expelled 16 international aid organizations from Darfur.

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Today's ICC Indictment of al-Bashir

03/04/2009

I bet there are some women at the Farchana Refugee Camp in eastern Chad dancing today. When I was there last fall, some of the Darfuri refugees told me that "old women would get up and dance" if Omar al-Bashir, Sudan's rogue President and "mastermind" of the genocide in Darfur, was arrested.

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Fighting Torture and Violence in Rwanda

02/09/2009

As Senior Coordinator of PHR's Health Action AIDS East Africa Program, I get frequent opportunities to be in the field and connect with amazing human rights activists from the region. Last week in Kigali, Rwanda, I met with two incredible young doctors - Dr. Davis Kashake Karengya and Dr. Charles Ntare - who have devoted their careers to human rights advocacy, with a specific focus on ending violence and torture in Rwanda.

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