Africa: Politics and Societies South of the Sahara

Mamdani: Teenage Activists of ‘Save Darfur’ – Child Soldiers of the West

Posted in Global Africa, Sudan by ruben eberlein on May 19, 2009

Once again, Mahmood Mamdani provoked a fervid debate among scholars, activists and other people concerned with politics in Africa. After his controversially discussed comments about Zimbabwe, Mamdani (in his book Saviors and Survivors) accuses the ‘Save Darfur’ campaign in the US to act as the ‘humanitarian face’ of the War on Terror. Read the comments of the Professor at the Columbia University in New York in response to my questions. (more…)

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