Sunday, April 13, 2014

"After 12 years of documenting human rights issues I’ve never come across a greater assault on human dignity."

"Abandoned by governments, forgotten by the aid community, neglected and abused by entire societies. Africans with mental illness in regions in crisis are resigned to the dark corners of churches, chained to rusted hospital beds, locked away to live behind the bars of filthy prisons."  Have a look at Robin Hammond's documentary photographs: "Condemned: Mental Health in African Countries in Crisis."

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