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· August, 2010

Stories about War & Conflict from August, 2010

30 August 2010

Armenia-Azerbaijan: More dialogue through film

With national television in Armenia and Azerbaijan controlled by the authorities or government-linked individuals, there is little opportunity for independent reporting. Now more objective and human interest stories can be...

Mexico: Fleeing Monterrey

27 August 2010

Guatemala: Indigenous Teacher and Artist Kidnapped and Murdered

An increasing spiral of violence has impacted different communities in rural Guatemala. This time, the victim was a respected rural teacher, spiritual guide, dancer and artist from Sololá: Lisandro Guarcax.

Angola: Armament Compared with Brazil and Israel

24 August 2010

Lebanon: Giving Palestinian Refugees the Right to Work

Lebanon is home to over 400,000 Palestinian refugees, who are not allowed to own property, cannot access the health care system, and need a special permit to leave their refugee...

23 August 2010

Global: Spreading Peace Through Images

Recently, a group of young entrepreneurs and photographers came upon the idea of spreading humanity, good will and positivity through images. On Aug. 16, their project - International Guild of...

Armenia: Suicide soldier

South Korea: North Korea's Stealth War Manual Disclosed

21 August 2010

MENA: The Bigger Picture Behind Eden Abergil's Facebook Photos

When ex-Israeli soldier Eden Abergil's Facebook photo album "IDF-the best days of my life" was revealed to contain pictures of her posing mockingly alongside blindfolded Palestinian detainees, the blogosphere was...

20 August 2010

Liberia: Charles Taylor Trial Update

Russia: 19 Years Since Coup d'Etat Attempt

China and the U.S: Trouble Waters

Colombia: Ongoing Online Reactions to Mass Grave La Macarena

The discovery of a mass grave holding more that 2,000 bodies next to a military base in Colombia has sparked a heated and ongoing debate. Although the story was reported...

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