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Witness: Nairobi, Kenya

I am in bed today, in Nairobi, with BBC on the television and Dr. Hawa Abdi, a 65-year-old Somali ob-gyn and humanitarian, on the cell phone in the next bedroom. I have been living in this apartment for more than … Continue reading

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In Newsweek: Under Siege in Somalia

In this week’s Newsweek magazine is a piece that I co-wrote with Somali obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Hawa Abdi, who is pictured below. It’s adapted from the forthcoming Human Rights Watch anthology The Unfinished Revolution: Voices From the Frontline in the Global … Continue reading

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