Book: First Steps in Journalism

As a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Romania, I wrote and edited this book for high school and…

All Survivors Project: Report on Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys in Central African Republic

I researched and wrote this 50-page human rights report on sexual violence against men and boys in…

Turkish Police Thought I Was Joining ISIS

As published by War Is Boring on Sept. 18, 2014 REYHANLI, Turkey—The undercover Turkish policemen…

Trapped in a Syrian Town Under Siege

As published by VICE on Oct. 15, 2013 One-year-old Rana, who starved to death When she was brought…

Syria Is Obama’s Rwanda

As published by VICE on June 2, 2014 Qusai on the streets of Moadamiya, which has been attacked…

“Climate of Repression” in Rwanda

As published by Inter Press Service on Aug. 9, 2010 KIGALI, Aug 9, 2010 (IPS) – As voting concluded…

Christians, Muslims unite to heal trauma

As published by Reuters on Jan. 5, 2017 BANGUI - Blindfolds secured tightly, more than a dozen men…

Uganda Ends Its Hunt for Joseph Kony

As published by the New York Times on April 20, 2017 A group of soldiers in the Central African…

Ugandans Accused of Hunting Girls

As published by the New York Times on May 14, 2017 OBO, Central African Republic — The hunt is…

Central African Republic unrest spreads

As published by the Associated Press on May 24, 2017 ZEMIO, Central African Republic (AP) — No…

Hip hop brings hope in crisis

Published by the Washington Post on July 1, 2017 BANGUI, Central African Republic — Lionel Fotot…

Male survivors of sexual violence stay silent

Published by African Arguments on March 5, 2018 Download full research report During an attack on…

The Groin Kick, and Other Essential Moves

Published by Medium on Oct. 1, 2018 After escaping ISIS, young Yazidi women are learning to…

Op Ed: Get Rid of Assad

As published by War Is Boring on Oct. 23, 2014  At a hospital in Reyhanli, Turkey, I tried not to…

Opposition Steps Ahead of Communists

As published by Inter Press Service on July 30, 2009 After eight years of communist rule, four…

Africans Lost in ‘The Promised Land’

As published by Human Rights Tribune on April 16, 2008. TEL AVIV, Apr 15, 2008 (IPS) – The young…

Iraqi Refugees Look to Europe

As published by InterPress Service on May 2, 2008 DAMASCUS – “I’ll go to any country,” says Zirgon…