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Posted by Sara Wayne Callies on February 27th, 2013
We humans have gotten very good at waging war, but what about waging peace? That's the topic actress and IRC Voice Sarah Wayne Callies tackles in her latest blog, after returning from a trip to see IRC programs for Syrian refugees in Iraq and Jordan. more »
Posted by Sara Wayne Callies on February 15th, 2013
Actress and IRC Voice Sarah Wayne Callies and her husband Josh Winterhalt recently traveled to Iraq with the IRC. Josh took the photographs and Sarah provided the captions for this photo essay. more »
Posted by Sara Wayne Callies on February 13th, 2013
I have been anticipating and dreading the Domiz camp women’s meeting for weeks. It was from Domiz camp that I heard the reports of sexual violence I wrote about in my first blog. Two days ago we finally sat down to talk together. more »
Posted by Sara Wayne Callies on February 8th, 2013
Darfur got George Clooney. Haiti got Sean Penn. Cambodia got Angelina Jolie. The Syrian Kurds got me, Sarah Wayne Callies. That is the simplest and most direct metric I know to convey how bad it is for them right now. more »
Posted by Sara Wayne Callies on January 28th, 2013
I’m ashamed to admit how afraid I am to go to the Middle East. I’m not afraid of being a half day’s walk from Syria’s war zone — I’m not afraid for my safety. I am afraid of the weight of the pain I will witness. more »
Posted by The IRC on January 25th, 2013
Actress Sarah Wayne Callies is a long-time supporter of the IRC — she's also one of our favorite bloggers. After writing about IRC programs in Thailand and the United States, she's now turning her attention to the humanitarian crisis in Syria. more »

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