Backstory: Sectarian Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa

Thursday, June 07, 2012

There has been an uptick in religious violence in Sub-Saharan Africa recently, including the rise of Islamist groups in Mali, Somalia and Nigeria. Eliza Griswold, a Guggenheim Fellow and author of the book The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam, examines what’s happening and why.


Eliza Griswold

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