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Isabelle Ligner

Isabelle Ligner

    Liberia's psychiatric wasteland for ex-child soldiers
    Liberia's psychiatric wasteland for ex-child soldiers
    Like zombies from a nightmare, about 50 teenage boys and girls amble hollow-eyed on the lawn of Liberia's sole psychiatric hospital, drug-laced...
    World urged not to forget food crisis
    World urged not to forget food crisis
    As global governments pour trillions into shoring up ailing banks, World Food Day will be marked on Thursday by calls to invest massively in...
    DRC patients dying before drugs arrive
    DRC patients dying before drugs arrive
    At an HIV/Aids treatment centre in this war-torn African city, doctor Nino Minani is still haunted by the despairing cry of a dying patient.
    The misery of DRC's child prostitutes
    The misery of DRC's child prostitutes
    Even though she is just a child, 16-year-old Revoli has had to grow up fast, following her friends, neighbours and relatives into a life of...
    Fatal fire in another Paris immigrant building
    Fatal fire in another Paris immigrant building
    Seven people were killed and three seriously injured in a fire that swept through a building housing African immigrants in central Paris, fire...