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Alexander William Lowndes de Waal (22 February 1963) is a British writer and researcher on African issues. He was a fellow of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative at Harvard University, as well as program director at the Social Science Research Council on AIDS in New York City. De Waal is also a co-director of Justice Africa, London.

His father is Rev.d Dr Victor de Waal, Dean of Canterbury from 1976 to 1986 and his brother Edmund de Waal is a ceramic artist. De Waal was educated at The King's School, Canterbury and Corpus Christi College, Oxford, where he read Psychology with Philosophy. He received a D.Phil. in social anthropology at Nuffield College, Oxford for his thesis on the 1984-5 Darfur famine in Sudan. The next year he joined the Africa division of Human Rights Watch, only to resign in December 1992 in protest for HRW's support for the American military involvement in Somalia. He was the first chairman of the Mines Advisory Group at the beginning of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. From 1997 to 2001, he focused on avenues to peaceful resolution of the Second Sudanese Civil War. In 2001, he returned to his work on health in Africa, writing on the intersection of HIV/AIDS, poverty and drought. In 2004, he returned to his doctoral thesis topic of Darfur as the conflict there worsened. During 2005 and 2006, de Waal was seconded to the African Union mediation team for Darfur. In 2008 he became well-known as a critic of the International Criminal Court's decision to seek an arrest warrant for Sudanese president Omar al Bashir.Today he is considered as one of the foremost experts on Sudan and Darfur in particular.

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Total Books: 15
The Real Politics of the Horn of Africa Money War and the Business of Power
The Real Politics of the Horn of Africa Money War and the Business of Power
Darfur A New History of a Long War
2008 - Darfur a New History of a Long War [African Arguments] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781842779491
ISBN-10: 1842779494
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Darfur A New History of a Long War
2008 - Darfur a New History of a Long War [African Arguments] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781842779507
ISBN-10: 1842779508
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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AIDS and Power Why there is no Political Crisis - Yet
2006 - Aids and Power Why There Is No Political Crisis - Yet [African Arguments] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781842777060
ISBN-10: 1842777068
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction, Medicine, Medical Books
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AIDS and Power Why there is no Political Crisis - Yet
2006 - Aids and Power Why There Is No Political Crisis - Yet [African Arguments] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781842777077
ISBN-10: 1842777076
Genres: History, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction, Medicine, Medical Books
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Darfur A Short History of a Long War
2006 - Darfur a Short History of a Long War [African Arguments] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781842776964
ISBN-10: 1842776967
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Darfur A Short History of a Long War
2006 - Darfur a Short History of a Long War [African Arguments] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781842776971
ISBN-10: 1842776975
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Famine That Kills Darfur Sudan
2004 - Famine That Kills Darfur Sudan [Oxford Studies in African Affairs] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780195181630
ISBN-10: 0195181638
Genre: History
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Famine Crimes Politics  the Disaster Relief Industry in Africa
Famine Crimes Politics  the Disaster Relief Industry in Africa
1998 - Famine Crimes Politics the Disaster Relief Industry in Africa [African Issues] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780253333674
ISBN-10: 0253333679
Genres: Business & Money, Nonfiction, Science & Math
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Famine Crimes Politics and the Disaster Relief Industry in Africa
1997 - Famine Crimes Politics and the Disaster Relief Industry in Africa [African Issues] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780852558102
ISBN-10: 0852558104
Genres: Nonfiction, Law
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Famine Crimes Politics and the Disaster Relief Industry in Africa
Famine Crimes Politics and the Disaster Relief Industry in Africa [African Issues] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780852558119
ISBN-10: 0852558112
Genres: Nonfiction, Law
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