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· June, 2013

Stories about War & Conflict from June, 2013

26 June 2013

Amnesty Report Accuses Spanish Government of Obstructing Justice

Time passes, impunity remains, the new Amnesty International report published on June 17, 2013, analyses the investigation of crimes committed during Spain's Civil War and the dictatorship of Francisco Franco....

Afghan Presidential Palace Targeted by the Taliban

An attack on the presidential palace in downtown Kabul on the morning of June 25 has terrified Afghans and cast a huge cloud over the future of negotiations between the government,...

20 June 2013

A Year of Demanding Justice in Paraguay: What Happened in Curuguaty?

A year after a clash that resulted in the death of 11 farm workers and 6 police officers in Curuguaty, Paraguay, organizations that defend human rights and farm workers point...

As Kabul Gets a Bomb Attack, the Taliban Open an Office in Doha

A suicide bomb explosion shook a western district of Kabul, Afghanistan on June 18, killing at least three and injuring more than twenty. The explosion took place shortly before the...

19 June 2013

Interview: “How Are Things in Bamako, Mali?”

At the time of writing, June 2013, France is still fighting Islamists in Mali. Paris-based Anne Morin and Awa Traoré, her friend in Bamako decided to share a video journal...

Song, Video Shed Light on Congo War

Analysis on North Korea's Nuclear Talk

Russians See Themselves in Turkish Protests

RuNet Echo

As Turkish protests continue, Russians draw parallels between events in Turkey and their own protest movement and hard-line political leader.

17 June 2013

Baloch Separatists Bomb Historic Residence of Pakistan's Founder

A series of bombs planted by militant nationalists in southwestern Pakistan have destroyed the 19th-century residence of the country's founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah.

16 June 2013

Paying Tribute to Captain Mbaye Diagne, The Senegalese Hero of Rwanda

At the time of writing, June 2013, official commemoration of victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide is continuing around the world. But few people still remember Captain Mbaye Diagne. However,...

12 June 2013

PRISM Infects Russia with Cyberwar Scare

RuNet Echo

Since last week, when the world learned about PRISM, Russian state officials have expressed renewed concerns about foreign social networks posing a national security threat. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Rogozin...

11 June 2013

Senegal's Democratic Tradition Takes Worrisome Turn

Senegal has a solid tradition of democracy and protection of freedom of expression and human rights. But recent months have seen the West African nation's reputation as a stronghold for...

Mysterious Disappearances from Bar Add to Mexico's Many Missing People

The federal authorities in Mexico have officially acknowledged a record of 26,121 missing persons. Eleven people should be added to this list after they disappeared without trace in bar "Heaven"...

9 June 2013

Rwanda: NGO's Pursuit for Justice against Perpetrators of Genocide

Rwanda remembered the start of the genocide on April 7, as they have done every year since 1994. In the 19 years following the genocide, the hunt for the perpetrators...

3 June 2013

All Hail Russia's Heroic Cop-Killers?

RuNet Echo

A group of unknown assailants is killing police officers in Rostov. Authorities have linked the same stolen weapons to the slayings of 5 officers, in attacks that resemble a wave...

2 June 2013

Istanbul Protests Through the Eyes of a Ukrainian Journalist

As the anti-government protests and police brutality in Turkey are making top headlines globally, many Ukrainians have started to follow the situation there with much interest, expressing support and admiration...

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