Being an Advocate for Peace

Being an Advocate for Peace

People often ask me if I get tired or depressed by the work I do. I would be lying if I didn’t admit that some days are harder than others. On the harder days, it takes more energy to stay focused and on task. But most days, I relish our dirty little secret: doing...
[Video] New Arrivals from Darfur

[Video] New Arrivals from Darfur

i-ACT visited the “new arrival” area in refugee camp Goz Amer. Over 2,000 people have been living in improvised huts since May 2013, having escaped extreme violence in Darfur. They now join the over 300,000 refugees that have been living in camps in...
Goz Amer R2E Mobile Human Rights Library Update

Goz Amer R2E Mobile Human Rights Library Update

Hello Mr Gabriel, Mrs Katie-Jay, how are you? I am mr. yagoub abdohadi [crombo] and i am a friend in lebrary in camp goz amer. I join in this lebrary since tow monthes ago. In july, i had two monthes to learn how to know about all this materials of the lebrary. I had...
10 Things I’ve Learned

10 Things I’ve Learned

(in no particular order) 1. Being bright and intelligent can make you feel even more trapped and desperate, when you dream of higher education and a different future, and the camp walls close in. 2. Refugee camps, with tens of thousands of people each, are...