Stories about War & Conflict from March, 2017
Southeast Asia is a region where U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War led to the expansion of the CIA’s paramilitary operations in Laos and Cambodia.
"From Tuesday, Georgian nationals may visit Europe’s vast borderless Schengen area for up to 90 days in any 180 day period."
As one of the world's largest weapons dealers, the UK routinely sells to countries with abysmal human rights records. It is now seeking to outlaw boycotts on Israeli settlement products.
"I think the website and the content we publish on the Internet make memory. We have made memory with our videos and stories."
In the early twentieth century, the German Empire committed a holocaust against 65,000 Herero and 10,000 Nama. A century later, Namibia is fighting for justice.
Global Voices interviews Ara Malikian, an Armenian violinist who grew up in Lebanon, about the influences that shaped his life and his music.
"There was clearly anger from the side of the military that people were getting their land back."
"State crimes in our country remain unpunished since the same system that committed them covers them up. Without justice they remain as open sores."
Fundamentalist backlash to a magazine article has thrown civil society in Douma and Eastern Ghouta into turmoil, as activists and journalists struggle to get back to work.
"Saudi learns pluralism from Indonesia. We learn Wahhabism from Saudi. We're even," wrote a Twitter user during the visit.
Jaysh Al-Islam Is Leading Peace Talks in Geneva, While Clamping Down on Speech in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
The group controlling the region has shut down a magazine and five well-known civil society organisations, according to activists.
"Why is his people absent? Who was those that were supposed to protect him? Who was supposed to hide him?"
The question of material demands from the Army has been a recurrent one since Côte d'Ivoire's emergence, in 2011, from a decade of civil war.
“War is merciless. Many women and children have been burdened with supporting families that have lost the main breadwinner. They have no choice but to work."
"Which is more destructive, South Korea's THAAD or North Korea's nuclear bomb? North Korea has VX nerve agent and nuclear bombs, aren't these more threatening?"
"The days passed, and I never expected to come back here, the place from where I entered humiliated...I never expected to get out of here."
A Year After Berta Cáceres’ Assassination, the Struggle for Land in Honduras Continues—and So Do the Threats
"We strive to make energy a human right. It should be part of the common property and therefore the people should have a say in it."
The list, like Ukraine's new Information Security Doctrine, is directed at countering the dissemination of pro-separatist and pro-Russian information.