Sunday, April 23, 2006

Children's art gives insight into Darfur

Violence, warfare part of normal life
By Mike Dawson

The children in the Kalma displacement camp in Darfur know their shapes.

Triangles, for instance. Many can aptly draw one long narrow triangle then connect another to its wide end.

Add a bending rectangle to the bottom and you have an AK-47.

Looking through the dozens of crayon pictures drawn and colored by 25 children living in the Darfur camp, one is at once embraced by innocence and smacked with horror. The full story >>>

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