Facing government-sanctioned ethnic violence, mass sexual abuse, and the seizure of property, the Eritrean Afar are an indigenous people trapped by a repressive government. Combined with a blockade of their homeland, the Afar condition only worsens.
Afar are a pastoralist ethnic group in Eastern Africa. In Djibouti, they face harsh conditions and struggle to sustain their lifestyle. Photo Credit: Eric Lafforgue.