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A letter from a young professional living in Tigrai

I am writing to share my story with the world as the world seems to be acclimatized to live with our suffering in Tigrai. From time to time I hear the international media struggling to put a positive light on the regime in Addis Ababa following […]

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The following blog was authored by Susanne Jaspars and was originally published by PeaceRep on 5 July 2022. The PeaceRep blog can be accessed here. The Peace and Conflict Resolution Evidence Platform is a seven-year research consortium led by the University of Edinburgh Law School.

Susanne Jaspars of LSE Ideas introduces a new […]

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This essay aims to shed light on the link between sanctions and food insecurity, an understudied subject in the Syrian context, and to contribute to available knowledge on the subject in general.

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New report by Susanne Jaspars, Catriona Murdoch and Nisar Majid

Recent studies have looked at the role of international law in onflict-induced food insecurity and in promoting accountability for mass starvation (see for example:Jordash et al., 2019, Akande and Emanuela-Chiara, 2019). The role of digital technologies in humanitarian law is also beginning to be […]

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By Fetien Abay and Biadgilgn Demissie

The devastating effects of the war on Tigray have been witnessed by the people of Tigray, but are still hardly known to the world. Out of the news, Tigrayans are facing another year of famine – almost certainly even worse than what they have endured over the last 18 […]

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By Eddie Thomas & Alex de Waal

Sudan’s food economy is broken and the generals in power have neither capability nor intent to mend it.

A generation of rural Sudanese have faced hunger even while the country exported food and urban dwellers enjoyed a diet centered on imported wheat. An inequitable social compact exploited the […]

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