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Everything to know about sanctions in Sudan

Shortly before leaving office, President Obama announced a plan to ease sanctions against Sudan, citing “improvements” in key areas, such as humanitarian access and counterterrorism. The international human rights community has responded with perplexity and outrage,...

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ICN Film Feature: The Heart of Nuba

 At six o'clock each morning an American doctor makes his way through the dark to a simple chapel where he spends half an hour, rosary in hand, enlisting God's support for the day ahead. He is Dr Tom Catena, and he is the only surgeon in the only hospital serving a...

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NCAA: Tom Catena, Man on a Mission

Antonov aircraft drop shrapnel bombs with alarming frequency on the war-torn Nuba Mountains in Sudan, as they have since 2011, sending civilians fleeing to caves and riverbeds in fear for their lives. From the time they can walk, children are trained to...

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Amnesty’s Adotei Akwei

“People are for the most part decent and want to do the right thing,” says Adotei Akwei. He should know. As the Managing Director for Government Relations at Amnesty International USA, getting people to do the right thing is his job. Adotei was born in Ghana. His...

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Tom’s Choice

An adult, a young adult and a child all have the same disease and you have enough medicine to save one. Who do you choose? It’s not a trick question. For Dr. Tom, it’s the reality of trying to save lives in a war zone. No doctor should have to make this kind of...

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