Conflitti
Un piccolo pupazzetto giallo è appeso al calcio della pistola ancora dentro la fondina. Una traccia di nero sbiadita dovevano essere gli occhi e i pantaloncini di quel personaggio di plastica amato dai bambini. “E’ un dettaglio, ma racconta la guerra”. Mostro la fotografia scattata da un collega, mentre la luce di una primavera che...
Written by: Elena L. Pasquini
Conflicts
A small yellow puppet hangs from the butt of a gun. The eyes and shorts of the figure that children love are just traces of faded black. "It's a detail, but it tells what the war is." The sunlight of spring is a promise. It saturates the joyful space of the restaurant where I am sharing...
Written by: Elena L. Pasquini
DRCongo
"Don't call it ethnic.
Ituri conflict is a mystery"
Written by: Elena L. Pasquini
DRCongo
On May 6, 2021, after a decision by President Félix Tshisekedi, a state of siege was established in Ituri and North Kivu, two provinces that are located in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and that are in the grip of endless violence. Earky this month the National Assembly voted on a fifth extension...
Written by: Akilimali Saleh Chomachoma
RDCongo
Il suono è metallico, innocuo, e dura poco più di un secondo, ma può diventare tagliente come la lama di un machete o devastante come la raffica di un’arma automatica. E’ un bip, solo un bip, che invita a guardare il telefono. Una donna per terra, il ventre aperto, l’intestino esposto e la testa...
Written by: Elena L. Pasquini
DRCongo
“We have buried twenty-eight people. I have seen them with my own eyes. We also found three bodies in the fields and buried them too. I can show them to you. It's not far from here. We buried them there.” The man points to the hills. He doesn't want to show his face or...
Written by: Elena L. Pasquini