Didier Asumani, center, was 13 when he was captured by the FDLR, a vicious militia in eastern Congo. Now 17, he works at a welding shop. “Things happen that you can’t control,” he said. “All you can do is pray to God.”Photos by Larry C. Price A girl forced into sex slavery becomes a young […]
‘Exploited of the exploited’ carve own path among disparate cultures
Rodrigo Perea, 17, was ridiculed by classmates for being an indigenous Mexican. He now leads Tequio, a group whose members launched a successful anti-discrimination campaign last year.Carlos Puma/The Center for Investigative Reporting OXNARD, Calif. – Rodrigo Perea, an indigenous Mexican teenager, vividly recalls crossing the border as a boy – the bogus papers with a […]
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