Stories about War & Conflict from June, 2017
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Press freedom in Yemen is facing "eradication".
"The reality of the country hurts, but it is comforting to realize that all human beings, including those who have [...] caused so much damage, have something to teach us."
"Truth is not killed when a journalist is killed."
Without the active presence of justice in all its forms, it will remain impossible for any Iranian government to achieve coexistence among all of the country’s ethnic nations.
"In 1944, African soldiers, liberators of France, were massacred by... France itself. These African servicemen had committed only one crime: that of being African."
Bombing raids systematically targeted Japan's cities for complete and utter destruction in June and July 1945.
The region has a painful legacy of war that has divided people along ethnic and religious lines.
“I was in complete shock to see her video that I can’t even explain. Not one human being deserves to be treated that way regardless of what they did.”
"Venezuela is falling to pieces. We’re falling apart and I wonder if any of us are even aware of it."
"The Syrian revolution ongoing to topple every tyrant"
"I weep for all the civilians who were mercilessly killed, I weep for the lost homes of my people," wrote the mayor of Marawi City.
"Proud of Yemi Hailemariam, the wife of #AndyTsege who made it all the way to #Maidenhead to meet @theresa_may & demand for @FreeAndargachew."
It's a matter of life and death for ex-Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav.
"#Occupationis not being able to visit your relatives who live 10 minutes away...without permission from your occupiers."
"If I were to take you at your word, I would ask you why you insist on providing ammunition to the imperialist colonists that call us savages."
"...I don’t remember when violence was not part of my life, when I didn’t live in fear of being attacked by those seeking to seize or to maintain power."
"I’ve lived all my life dreaming of Freedom, and Bassel taught me to embrace it. I feel overwhelmed when I mention his name."
"Let Afghanistan heal! Fighting each other and losing precious lives is what the enemy wants! Come to your senses!"
"Once you understand who they purchased the bonds from, you might think you are watching a new Netflix crossover of Narcos and The Big Short," says entrepreneur Juan Bermudez.