Last month, a horrifying video circulated on social media in Uganda. It shows Reuters photographer, James Akena, surrounded by Uganda Peoples Defense Force soldiers who beat him as he raised his hands in the air in surrender. He was unarmed and held only his camera. Akena suffered deep cuts to his head and injuries on his hands, neck and fingers for which he had to be hospitalized. He is yet to resume work. But a
Record numbers are attempting the treacherous continent-crossing route through the Darién Gap to the United States. Here’s one person’s story.