Stories about War & Conflict from January, 2017
"People finally have become bulls to reaffirm their self-respect, determination and identity."
Russian’s bombing campaign in Syria has helped put an end to Aleppo’s civil democratic experiment, once a beacon of hope. What next?
“The Human Rights Situation in Burundi Is Deteriorating: We Need a New Approach to Show the World What is Happening”
"Strained relations in Burundi are causing price hikes and making life very difficult for the population. We need an urgent resolution to the Burundi crisis".
The extradition of the notorious criminal "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States makes waves in Mexico, where it's said to be a “farewell gift” to Barack Obama.
"I think it's a false conviction. The Israeli legal system is supporting the occupation. As Palestinians, we are not only suffering from one soldier."
"[We're] familiarizing them with soldiers and weaponry. By familiarizing them, they learn to love soldiers and even become soldiers."
"Why you have to be liddat? Give us our Terrex back!"
Let the unknown leaders of the national independence struggle be known again.
Turkey's government continues to conflate journalism it doesn't like with terrorism and other crimes against the state.
The Yaraal and Degal ceremonies mark the annual rituals of Peuls people in Mali, as they celebrate their cattle's crossing the Niger River.
"Aleppo was the moment the world decided it had tired of even going through the motions."
"Hunger is the most dominant thought on Yemenis minds during this period."
In the last few years, we witnessed a conservative renaissance on the RuNet, though it's unclear where the community goes from here.
"The level of barbarity was such that pregnant women got their wombs blown out and massacred before their children. And these innocent children were not spared either..."
Whatever the truth, the damage to the little-known country's image has already been done.