Aida Alami

Aida Alami is a freelance journalist who covers North Africa and other places.

Spectators look at a derailed train at Sidi Bouknadel near Morocco's capital city, Rabat.

Morocco’s Deadly Train Accident

Morocco is preparing to launch a high-speed train, reputed to be the first in Africa. But in the wake of a deadly train derailment near the capital city, Rabat, residents say safe, rather than fast train service, should be the priority.

People wait to visit inmates at the prison in Port-au-Prince.

From Prison's Horrors, a Work of Art

In a traveling art installation, an artist works through the trauma he experienced while jailed at Haiti’s Port-au-Prince prison, a place where inmates languish in dire conditions, often without trial, for years.