Sudan: Impartiality and Self-respect
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O n a wintry day in November 1989 a group of mourners assembled at the Oxford crematorium for the funeral of Melvyn Almond, an Oxfam field worker who died tragically at the age of 38. The ceremony, with piped music and artificial flowers, could not do justice to the event. It needed the massive clamour of an African funeral. Talk of achievement and character made the loss seem greater. The death of a man so valued, and so clearly in his prime, could not be passed over as a smooth and routine case of ‘dust to dust and ashes to ashes’.