Jason Patinkin

SUDAN

Sudan's Revolution Is Being Burned to the Ground by the Military

The sit-in site — the nerve center of the revolution, which had grown into a sprawling commune of art, music, and hope — is now a ghostly pile of ash and rubble patrolled by heavily armed troops.
Jason Patinkin
6.7.19
SUDAN

This Warlord Could Determine the Future of Sudan

“If he doesn't get what he wants, for him and others around him, he can use violence in both Khartoum and Darfur.”
Jason Patinkin
5.24.19
SUDAN

Sudan’s peaceful revolution faces military violence: "They're shooting people all over"

“I don’t think many people realize how combustible the situation is,” said researcher Rashid Abdi.
Jason Patinkin
5.17.19
SUDAN

Inside the Massive Sit-In Fueling Sudan’s Revolution

“Here, I feel like I can say anything I want.”
Jason Patinkin
5.7.19
war and conflict

The Battle for Cattle: Civilians Starve as Soldiers Loot Livestock in South Sudan

It appears that South Sudan’s government is using hunger as a weapon of war against civilians in rebel-held parts of the country.
Jason Patinkin
8.10.15
war and conflict

Devastation in South Sudan Approaches Razor's Edge of Hunger Crisis

Some 4.6 million people, or about 40 percent of the country’s population, are expected to experience emergency levels of food insecurity by July amid persistent fighting.
Jason Patinkin
5.28.15
war and conflict

‘Pray It Rains Like Hell’: Fighting Heats Up as South Sudan's Dry Season Winds Down

South Sudan's most intense fighting in nearly a year has led to reports of widespread atrocities, and only Mother Nature might be able to intervene.
Jason Patinkin
5.12.15
war and conflict

Slow Response Follows Forced Conscription of Hundreds of Child Soldiers in South Sudan

The Wau Shilluk incident is one of the few large forced recruitment operations to be made public, yet unlike large kidnappings elsewhere in Africa, events in South Sudan have prompted little international outcry.
Jason Patinkin
3.2.15
stop and frisk

The Mob Justice of Kenya's Somali Stop-and-Frisk

In recent years, there’s been a trend of underpaid police using anti-terror operations as an excuse to round up and extort innocent Somalis.
Jason Patinkin
4.17.14
News

The Mob Justice of Kenya's Somali Stop-and-Frisk

Eastleigh, a bustling business district in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, is home to thousands of ethnic Somalis—both Kenyan citizens as well as refugees from Somalia and Ethiopia. In recent years, there’s been a trend of underpaid police using anti...
Jason Patinkin
4.16.14