Category Archives: Chad

CAR conflict: Tiny glimmer of hope as 44 children freed

By Christian Mukosa, Central Africa Researcher at Amnesty International The bleak reality on the ground in the ever-worsening internal armed conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) has often crowded out hope. But this week I had one of those … Continue reading

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Trapped in an endless cycle of violence – the plight of Darfuri women and girls

By Manar Idriss, Sudan researcher at Amnesty International After spending more than a week this November in eastern Chad, interviewing Darfuri refugees in two different refugee camps, I found myself reflecting on how the latest round of violence in Darfur … Continue reading

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‘It always feels like something is about to explode’ – tension along the Chad/Sudan border

By Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada, in N’Djamena, Chad Tension is building fast along the Chad/Sudan border. The signs of a worsening human rights situation in Sudan’s neighbouring Darfur region have been growing for months, including while we … Continue reading

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‘Will there be hell here also?’ – Darfuris experience endless displacement

By Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada, currently in Goz Beida, eastern Chad “We are safe here in the refugee camp right now. But we believed we were safe every other time we moved to a different village or … Continue reading

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A compromised future for children in Chad

By Christian Mukosa, researcher at Amnesty International Rawan is just 13 years old, though he looks older. He was not even 11 when he left his home and became a child soldier. He – and the 40 other boys who … Continue reading

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