Rob Crilly’s new book is a fine work of reportage, challenging the .
Rob Crilly’s new book is a fine work of reportage, challenging the myths and misunderstandings that surround Darfur and exposing how celebrity campaigners intensified the conflict. I had come for an adventure’, says freelance foreign correspondent Rob Crilly of his time in Sudan. That honesty means that Crilly refuses to ignore awkward facts that don’t fit the accepted narrative about the ongoing conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan.
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Rob Crilly's book Saving Darfur: Everyone's Favourite African War, based on four years of reporting on Sudan and extensive travels through the region, was published in February 2010.
Rob Crilly spent years working in Africa as a freelance journalist, and war he covered most was in Darfur, in Sudan
Rob Crilly spent years working in Africa as a freelance journalist, and war he covered most was in Darfur, in Sudan. Thousands of people were killed, and millions displaced, living in refugee camps to escape the fighting, and the deliberate targeting of their villages. The narrative was clear - Arab tribes, supported by the Government, were persecuting black African tribes in a sustained assault that amounted to Genocide.
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Rob Crilly, East Africa correspondent of The Times, arrived in Sudan in. .Africa is a continent riddled with conflict. Rob Crilly arrived in Sudan in 2005 to find out what made Darfur special.
Rob Crilly, East Africa correspondent of The Times, arrived in Sudan in 2005 to find out what made Darfur special. He found a conflict very different to the one popularised by the Save Darfur movement. Most are forgotten wars that rumble away unnoticed for years. tion of the religious right, the liberal left and a smattering of celebrities has kept Darfur’s bloody conflict in the headlines.
The Save Darfur movement with its celebrity supporters came down very clearly on one particular side of the debate," says Rob Crilly, author of Saving Darfur, Everyone's Favourite African War. "This very simple straight-forward narrative which demanded our intervention was the only view being heard," he told the BBC. Crilly arrived in East Africa as a foreign correspondent for the London-based Times newspaper in 2004, a year after the insurgency in Darfur began.
everyone's favourite African war. by Rob Crilly. Published 2010 by Reportage in London. Darfur Conflict, 2003-. There's no description for this book yet. Humanitarian assistance, Foreign public opinion, Genocide, History. Sudan, Darfur (Sudan), Darfur. Includes bibliographical references.
Montreal: Black Rose Books. Flint, Julie, and Alex De Waal. Darfur: A New History of a Long War. The Thin Blue Line: How Humanitarianism Went to War.