Mideast Sudan Legacies of al-Bashir

In this picture taken on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, a Sudanese boy gestures to the camera for a smoke, outside his home in Izba, an impoverished neighborhood on the outskirts of Khartoum, Sudan. Izba is one sign of how the constant internal wars, under Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, have shaped, Khartoum. Before al-Bashir came to power, Izba was home to a community of Arab tribesmen who had settled here to be close to the capital. But through the 1990s and 2000s, it swelled with Sudanese fleeing war zones around the country. Now 70,000 people live crammed into Izba, an area of about a square mile. (AP Photo/Mosa’ab Elshamy)

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