Do not look away from Sudan!

In late October, Sudan's prime minister and other leading politicians were placed under house arrest following a military coup. The coup led to widespread protests in the country, which in turn have caused several deaths and hundreds of injured people. Photo: Kada Kole. Source: Flickr.

Of: Robin Vikstrom

What many observers feared eventually came true. Two years into the democratic transition period, the military took matters into its own hands, and now endangers the entire country - and the future of 40 million Sudanese.

November 12, 2021, Debate

EU fund accused of financing massacres in Sudan

Over the past year, there have been many demonstrations in Sudan. One of them was turned into a massacre when more than 100 protesters were killed. Photo: M Saleh (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Of: Deborah Solomon

The people's revolution in Sudan was taken over by the military this spring and led to a massacre. Activists in the region believe that the EU has provided support to the perpetrators through an aid fund set up to control migration in Europe.

July 4, 2019, News

Droughts and climate change are drivers of religious extremism

The overlapping causes of Lake Chad's humanitarian crisis pose a big challenge to the international community. Photo: EC / ECHO / Anouk Delafortrie, Flickr.

Of: Johanna Caminati Engström

As Boko Haram keeps making the news headlines and with 10.7 million people in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, the crisis in the Lake Chad basin is alarming. Drought, climate change, corrupt governance and religious extremism are just some of the overlapping challenges that the international community faces.

June 17, 2019, Paper, English, Magazine