Photo of the Week: Striking a note for peace in Darfur
On 12 April 2017, the United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and Youth Union held a peace festival in the Al Salam camp for displaced persons in North Darfur, Sudan. More than 1,500 people attended the event, which included traditional dances and a musical concert.
This photo was taken by Amin Ismail.
For more on the situation in Sudan, see:
- Easing Sudan’s sanctions: Lifeline for Bashir or catalyst for change?
- Hassan al-Turabi: Sudan’s democrat turned authoritarian (1932-2016)
- Sudan protests: Why it’s in the government’s interests to respond with restraint
- Coming to terms with Sudan’s legacy of slavery
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