Al J Documentary - Orphans of the Sahara
Made for harrowing viewing, make your own mind up about the narration; the voices of the Tuareg communities rang true to me and the pictures told the story. I consider myself privileged to have travelled unhindered in Algeria, Mali and Niger in the 70's and 80's without fear of kidnapping or worse. I still have a dagger given to my by a young Targui I befriended whilst holed up for a week in Douentza waiting for a truck out. He was not so impressed by my gift of a Swiss Army knife....
Adventia before Dementia