Halima Bashir

Halima Bashir was born into the remote western deserts of Sudan in the region of South Darfur, to the fiercely independent Zaghawa tribe. She went on to study medicine, and at age twenty-four she returned to her tribe and began practicing as their first ever qualified doctor, until Janjaweed Arab militias began savagely assaulting the Zaghawa, invariably with the backing of the Sudan army and air force. She now lives in England with her husband and young son where she continues to speak out...See more