Articles by Emira Woods


The Moment for Climate Justice

May 7, 2014 | As global civil society calls for a renewable energy revolution, the U.S. Congress is considering an African energy initiative that leaves the door wide open to fossil fuels.

The Strange Case of Charles Taylor

The Strange Case of Charles Taylor

April 30, 2012 | This long-awaited verdict against the former Liberian strongman brings some measure of justice to a region ripped apart by brutality, greed, and proxy wars.

Risks for Dark-Skinned Libyans

March 6, 2012 | Libya's rampant acts of racism against dark-skinned Libyan civilians must be brought to the attention of the international community, who must address the problem and hold Libya accountable.

Calling for a Ceasefire in Libya

August 19, 2011 | A call to Congress for a cease-fire in Libya, issued by U.S. Non-Governmental Organizations that support human rights and democracy in Africa.