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The other Olympics by Tom Pilson (50 images)

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Twic county has suffered the worst excesses of conflict. Located on the border between north and south Sudan, for much of the last 25 years it was at the epicentre of a brutal civil war. Massacres of civilians were frequent, while women and children were abducted for use as slaves.

It was against this background that the local relief agency Sudan Production Aid (Supraid) founded the Twic Olympics. This annual sporting festival pits the county's six payams (districts) against each...
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