Julia Steers

Democratic Republic of Congo

DRC’s first peaceful transfer of power was marred by violence and corruption

“When we demonstrate, bullets are shot. We are really tired. We do not know how to claim our rights.”
Julia Steers
1.28.19
Central African Republic

U.N.-funded peacekeepers in CAR are accused of murder and rape

“They tied my hands behind my back and shot me.”
Julia Steers
5.18.18
Facebook

Kenyans face a fake news epidemic.

They want to know just how much Cambridge Analytica and Facebook are to blame.
Nick Miriello
David Gilbert
Julia Steers
3.22.18
africa

Inside the brutal war that's ripping apart the Central African Republic

Over half a million Central Africans are internally displaced, and in the last six months, over 60,000 new refugees have fled across the river that divides CAR and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Julia Steers
12.23.17
Central African Republic

UN peacekeepers are struggling to prevent all-out war in CAR

Julia Steers
11.24.17
Kenya

Kenya's police forces are extrajudicially killing young men with impunity

Julia Steers
10.27.17
Kenya

“People are willing to die”: Kenya's opposition pushes election boycott

Julia Steers
8.14.17
Kenya

Almost 20 million Kenyans go to the polls as fear of violence grows

Julia Steers
8.8.17
VICE News

Somalia’s New President Inherits a Country on the Brink of Disaster and Famine

Severe drought threatens the entire country and humanitarians say if nothing is done it will be worse than the 2011 famine that killed a quarter-million people.
Julia Steers
2.27.17
Somalia

Somalia's new president inherits a country on the brink of disaster and famine

Julia Steers
2.27.17
refugee ban

”Why haven't you come for me?” A family torn apart by Trump’s refugee ban

Nick Miriello
Julia Steers
2.3.17
congo

Congo's president won't leave office — and he's crushing dissent

Julia Steers
12.23.16
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