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Remembering FannyAnn Eddy

According to Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FannyAnn_Eddy), gay and human rights activist FannyAnn Eddy, brutally murdered in Freetown in September of 2004, addressed the United Nations. At a meeting in Freetown in the spring of 2004, she was addressing me. I ignored her. … Continue reading

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The Paris terror attacks – Analysis

Once again a large-scale terror attack hits France and it’s currently determined that the disreputable Iraqi- Syrian, Islamic terror organization Isil was behind the attacks. Despite France’s large efforts to build a strong security apparatus, it has not been able … Continue reading

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Rebel invasion of Khartoum and the revenge of the secret police

The security service’s terror in today’s Sudan As pointed out in the earlier article about the riots in Kenya, I always seem to run into some kind of mishap on my journeys. I guess I have myself to blame when … Continue reading

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UN helpless as slaughter of civilians continues in the Congo

As the United Nations conducts a greater number of peacekeeping operations and employ more armed troops than ever before, some conflicts seem to keep raging regardless of their efforts. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the centre of … Continue reading

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10 years have passed – 9/11 and the world order that followed

Ten long years have passed since September 11th 2001. At the time, I was a student at Uppsala University, Sweden, and was standing at the parking lot of IKEA, helping a friend to buy a bed for his student apartment. … Continue reading

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To rebuild a nation – Tales of war and peace in Sierra Leone

During 2003 and 2004 I participated in rebuilding a nation torn apart by 11 years of civil war, as I was given the opportunity to do an internship at the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, in West African SierraLeone for … Continue reading

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Without Action there will be no Peace in Darfur

As an employee of a German relief agency in Sudan during 2008, I had the displeasure of experiencing the sheer powerlessness of the United Nations in Darfur. People around the world don’t get an accurate picture of the conflict there, … Continue reading

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