The Next Darfur?

The New Republic
South Kordorfan, Sudan

Mother and child rest in a cave outside Tess, South Kordofan, in Sudan (AFP/Getty)
Mother and child rest in a cave outside Tess, South Kordofan, in Sudan (AFP/Getty)

The squat, tin-roofed buildings of the Mother of Mercy Hospital lie surrounded by rocky hills in a natural amphitheater in Sudan’s rebel-held Nuba Mountains. The hospital was made for 80 patients, but last month there were four times that number. Beds lined the corridors and the outside verandas. Injured civilians and wounded soldiers lay alongside the sick, diseased, and malnourished. Continue reading The Next Darfur?