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Tears of the desert : one woman's true story of surviving the horrors of Darfur
Tears of the desert : one woman's true story of surviving the horrors of Darfur
Bashir, Halima, 1979-2008
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Halima Bashir was born in Sudan. She left to study medicine, & returned as her tribe's first qualified doctor. Janjaweed Arab militias began savagely assaulting her people. She treated the traumatised victims. After speaking to a Sudanese newspaper & to the UN charities, the secret police came for her, interrogating & torturing her.
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