Sam Mednick

SUDAN

Sudan’s citizens vow to keep protesting after military hijacks their movement

“It’s not what people lost their freedom for and definitely not what people died and gave their lives for.”
Sam Mednick
4.14.19
SOUTH SUDAN

Key rebel leader in South Sudan’s civil war rejects peace deal, won't lay down arms

“We’re not going to stop. If Juba thinks that without bullets we’re not going to be able to protect ourselves and our people they’re wrong,” rebel leader Thomas Cirillo told VICE News. ​
Sam Mednick
2.15.19
Democratic Republic of Congo

Congo's instability is fueling grave violations against children, and driving them to armed groups

“I thought about death. I thought about my family having no idea where I was. I thought I was going to be killed.”
Sam Mednick
12.10.18
SOUTH SUDAN

"I have no idea if my mother's dead or alive": Families separated in South Sudan

Sam Mednick
4.29.17
middle east

Meeting Syria's 'Lost Generation': These Refugee Children Must Abandon School to Survive

Up to 100,000 Syrian children living in the Jordanian capital Amman are not in school, many forced to work because they are the only ones who can get jobs and support their families.
Sam Mednick
5.2.16
middle east

Rebels, Civilians, and Ex-Islamic State Fighters Are Treated Side By Side at Prosthetics Clinic on Syrian Border

Affiliations and weapons are left at the door of a free clinic on the Turkish-Syrian border, which has fitted more than 1,000 prosthetic limbs to people on all sides of the conflict.
Sam Mednick
4.23.15
Travel

Meeting the Truck Stop Prostitutes of Uganda's HIV Capital

Lyantonde is an infamous trucker town and the main stopover between Uganda and Rwanda for long distance drivers, where sex is readily available as long as you're prepared to pay for it.
Sam Mednick
4.8.14
africa

Uganda's Truck Stop Prostitutes Are in the Country's AIDS Epicenter

Lyantonde is an infamous trucker town and the main stopover between Uganda and Rwanda. It also has the highest HIV/AIDS rate in the country.
Sam Mednick
3.17.14