Woman Dakhla Refugee

Woman Dakhla Refugee

WNN Photos A woman in Dakhla Refugee Camp. Some 90,000 Sahrawis, or native Saharans, have lived in desolate tent camps in Algeria since the late 1970s, where they fled to escape warfare between Morocco and the Algeria. Several generations of Saharan refugees of Moroccan, Algerian and Mauritanian origin remain trapped in an old desert conflict. […]

Archivists help discovery for disappeared in Guatemala

Archivists help discovery for disappeared in Guatemala

Commentary by Guatemalan human rights attorney and Global Voices blogger Renata Avila Access to information plays an important role in societies in transition and in the aftermath of a war. In fact, records and official archives are becoming tools to fight impunity, providing the evidence to prosecute perpetrators. Access to archives and databases helped shed […]