Tag: Africa

Ahlu-Kheyr Public Mental Hospital, Mogadishu, Somalia. Many Somalis will take their mentally ill relative to traditional or Khoranic healers for treatment. Photo Robin Hammond/Panos. May, June 2011, Somalia.

“Condemned” by Robin Hammond

Robin Hammond‘s photo series entitled “Condemned” aims to expose the cruel and terrible treatment of mental patients in East Africa and raise awareness world wide. The human rights photojournalist originally traveled to South Sudan to document the birth of the…

Kenya: Dandora Dump

Kenya’s Dandora Dump Near Nairobi is one of Africa’s largest dumping and scavenging grounds. Mountains of rubbish are thrown away by the residents and businesses of the Kenyan capital and every day thousands of slum dwellers try to make a living….