Our Walls Bear Witness: How Can We End the Crisis in South Sudan?

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Date(s) - Wednesday, November 15, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


South Sudan, the world’s newest nation, has been engulfed in political turmoil and ethnic conflict since 2013. With nearly 4 million people displaced, this conflict has created the largest humanitarian crisis in Africa, including famine conditions. The South Sudanese are the fastest growing refugee population in the world.

How do we prioritize and address the myriad of challenges facing South Sudan so we can help its people and protect the viability of this fragile state?

Accompanying this program, the Museum will project larger-than-life images from South Sudan on its exterior walls as part of FotoWeekDC (November 14 – 17, 2017).

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Image: A photograph by Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin of Yezidi sisters living in a camp for internally displaced persons in Dohuk, Iraq, is projected during FotoWeek 2015. US Holocaust Memorial Museum