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Sam Mednick

Sam Mednick

Guest Blogger

Sam Mednick is a freelance journalist based in South Sudan. Over the past 12 years she has reported on humanitarian, human interest, and conflict stories from the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Europe. She writes for The Associated Press, VICE, Devex, and iPolitics, among other international publications. She also produces and hosts a weekly radio and a podcast. Follow her work at sammednick.com and on Twitter @sammednick.    

Articles

How women are fighting back in South Sudan’s epicenter of rape

How women are fighting back in South Sudan’s epicenter of rape

By — June 29, 2017
“He said, ‘If you cry, I’ll kill you,’” Agnes says. “He clasped my throat so I wouldn’t scream, threw me to the ground and raped me.” The shy, anxious 18-year-old lowers her eyes and touches her throat. She’s barely said a word in two months. more »