Watch and listen carefully as human rights activist, Amen Mekki Medani, dicusses Sudan’s broken history that brought it to it’s current political and economical crisis. Keep your ears open as he explains why the Afro-Arab nation also faces an identity crisis!
Here’s a little background about Amen Mekki Medani:
He’s an expert in International human rights, lawyer, policy analyst, organizational manager, development cooperation specialist, law professor, advocate and organizer. He has professional and managerial experience in the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, the World Bank, the Arab Fund for Economic Development in Africa. He was Former Cabinet Minister, Magistrate and lecturer in Law. Executive Board member of six non-governmental human rights organizations and professional legal association. He is a recipient of the Human Rights Watch Award for Human Rights Monitoring (1991) and a recipient of the American Bar Association Human Rights Award on behalf of the Sudan Bar Association (1991). He’s also an expert member of International Evaluation Missions for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (Cambodia), the Ford Foundation and the International Commission of Jurists.
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