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· August, 2013

Stories about War & Conflict from August, 2013

A Letter on Syria to Western Narcissists

Lebanon: The Smell of Death

Missing ‘Bar Heaven’ Patrons in Mexico Found Dead

The bodies of the missing youth from #BarHeaven have been uncovered in a secret grave in Mexico State.

Chelsea Manning Case Surfaces Issues of Transparency, Security, Journalism, and Sexuality

What Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning's case means for whistleblowers, journalism, state secrecy, security, and the transgender community.

Fight Erupts in Saudi Mosque After Preacher Curses el-Sisi

The fight, uploaded on to YouTube, has gone viral and the tug-of-words continues online.

Citizens Concerned as Agrarian Strike Escalates in Colombia

The government and farmers have not reached an agreement following four days of protest. Citizens meanwhile show their concern and call for action.

A Lesson on Dignity from Syria

Syria: Photos of Chemical Weapons

Lebanese Blogger Beirut Spring Tweets from Tripoli Bomb Explosion

Lebanese blogger Mustapha Hamoui was a few metres away from the second blast, in his own apartment, when it occurred. He reports on the unfolding mayhem.

Wave of Violence Against Guatemalan Journalists

Bradley Manning's Sentence Could Chill Investigate Journalism

East Port of Spain: A Pawn in Trinidad & Tobago's Politics?

As violent crime heats up in the eastern end of Trinidad's capital city, two bloggers discuss how the situation is being played by the media, the police and the government.

Chile's Presidential Campaigns Mum on ‘Mapuche Conflict’

The "Mapuche conflict", which refers to the ongoing clashes between the Chilean state and the Mapuche indigenous communities, has seen an escalation of violence recently.

Zambia Arrests Dozens After Secessionist Movement Appoints Local Leader

The secessionists believe that Zambia's Western Province, which they call by its its pre-colonial name, Barotseland, is an independent state.

Assad Accused of Dropping Chemical Bombs on Damascus Suburb Al Ghouta

Horrible footage of dying (and dead) children are plastered across social media, calling for the world to break its silence on the atrocities being committed against civilians in Syria.

30 Years Ago: Remembering The Anti-Tamil Pogrom And Riots In Sri Lanka

Churches Attacked in Upper Egypt

China: Egypt's Bloody Crackdown Brings Back Memories of Tiananmen

PHOTO: Churches are Crying in Egypt

Hong Kong Activists Condemn Cairo Massacre

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