Genocide Now in Burma & Sudan: Lessons from the Recent Past

West Darfur Feb 2004. Photo courtesy of Mukesh Kapila, all rights reserved

Right now, acts of genocide are being perpetrated against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine state of Myanmar (Burma) and against the Fur, Masalit, and Zaghawa tribes in the Darfur region of Sudan, with no end in sight. The killings in Darfur, which started in 2003, have been described by our chair of trustees Prof Mukesh Kapila as the “world’s […]

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Global Health Poetry Recital in Manchester


What’s poetry got to do with global health? For one thing, poetry could be an innovative and exciting way of raising awareness on global health issues. According to the student-led Manchester Global Health Society, it could “encourage students across different faculties to view global health issues from a holistic perspective. It hopes to inspire meaningful reflection […]

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Special session on humanitarian leadership at DIHAD 2016

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Prof Mukesh Kapila CBE will be chairing a special session titled Leadership, As Important in Humanitarian Aid and Development As Coordination at the 13th Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference & Exhibition (DIHAD), which will take place between 21 and 23 March. DIHAD, which is held once per year, aims at contributing to the enhancement of technically sound and principled […]

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