Because Bashir said this after a journalist caught policing beating a women violently, “There are people who say they feel ashamed about this sentence. They should review their interpretation of Islam because sharia has always stipulated that one must whip, cut, or kill,” said Bashir.
Category: i-ACT 9: Dec 2010
i-ACT Expedition #9: Day 11
Watch the 11th video from our current i-ACT trip.
Archive of Darfuri Refugee Town Hall
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Our friends Jimiya, Khadija, Ali, Khaltouma, Bussina and Salma, Murtada, Sulieman, Sadia, Ali, Alfader, Sader, Hafsa, Alhapis, Bashir and Bashar, Hassayna, Rahma.
As the Umda said, the new generation of children from Darfur must create their own road. One that is both from the old ways of Darfur taught to them by their parents and the new traditions and culture from life in the camps. “Only they will know what the path will be.” This reminds me […]
“All of these here, born here in the camp,” the camp leader told us, as we look at a group of wide-eyed kids. The others in the group, they were probably either in their mother’s womb or too young to remember Darfur. He also said that they do not have the resources to dedicate curriculum […]
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The Women of Goz Amer
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Pictures from Day 11
Heartache (Reason #69)
“My heart hearts” she says when I ask about returning. She describes her burnt village, and the pain she feels when she thinks of all those she has lost.
On our first day in camp Goz Amer we had a wonderfully deep and thoughtful conversation with several camp leaders and teachers. These leaders are worldly, yet they feel like they are stuck on an island. Here are a few things that struck me as reasons Why Darfur… “Education is not just important for Darfuris […]