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Fawzia Sheikh

Fawzia Sheikh

    Hamas waits for Russian hug
    Hamas waits for Russian hug
    Israel has said that Russia's plans to meet leaders of the new militant Palestinian government, Hamas, may legitimise its political status in the...
    Mixed verdict for Rwanda's community courts
    Mixed verdict for Rwanda's community courts
    It is not the place where you would expect to find justice in Rwanda: at the end of a bumpy dirt road leading to a shantytown of red mud-brick...
    Anger lingers in Uganda's war-torn north
    Anger lingers in Uganda's war-torn north
    Although the rebel movement fighting in Uganda's north has fostered an aura of religious mysticism based on an apparent wish to recreate a state...
    Is the road to hell paved with good intentions?
    Is the road to hell paved with good intentions?
    Walking in the eerie darkness engulfing Noah's Ark, a centre that children in northern Uganda escape to for fear of being kidnapped by the rebel...
    Refugee policies a victim of their own success?
    Refugee policies a victim of their own success?
    For more than 40 years, Uganda has been considered a safe haven for people fleeing violence in their homelands. It currently hosts about 230 000 nationals from neighbouring states such as Sudan, Rwanda, Kenya, Somalia, Burundi and Ethiopia -- one of the largest refugee populations...