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· October, 2017

Stories about War & Conflict from October, 2017

Netizen Report: Voices of Yemen’s ‘Forgotten War’ Speak Out, Despite Legal Barriers

Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

Ex-Refugee Who Slept Rough in Rome Now Runs Several Businesses, Dreams of Rebuilding Afghanistan

"I want to invest in Afghanistan, I have never forgotten my country and I can’t live happily, knowing that my people are suffering."

A Conversation With the Founder of the Israeli Legal Clinic for International Criminal and Humanitarian Law

Transitional justice -- is this the future for the laws of conflict? Here is our interview with Yaël Vias Gvirsman, founder of Israel's first International Criminal and Humanitarian Legal Clinic.

Mozambicans Want to Know If Militant Group al-Shabaab Was Behind Police Post Attacks

"*MOZAMBICAN BROTHERS*…Do not fall in the trap, do not fall for the bait of the exploiter… What happened in the north of the country aims to create war..."

Syrian Architects Challenge ‘Post-War’ Reconstruction with Real-Time Designs

"You as architects, planners sometimes draw beautiful drawings, but every line you put on your drawing will decide who gets to come back and who doesn’t get to come back."

One Mother's Tireless Pursuit of Justice for Kashmir's Disappeared

"We don’t want their money. We want our children back."

ICAN, Australia's Homegrown Anti-Nuclear Nobel Peace Prize Winner, is a Big Surprise

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize award to ICAN, the anti-nuclear weapons coalition, took many Australians by surprise despite its Melbourne origins in 2007.

A Yemeni Political Analyst Has Been Held By Houthi Rebels Since August, With No Explanation

Hisham Al-Omeisy is a crucial voice on the ongoing war in Yemen, and its humanitarian cost.

Spanish Court Case Tests the Challenges of Universal Jurisdiction on Syrians

"[Our legal team] will exhaust all available means and legal resources at its disposal to pursue justice for the thousands of victims of the Syrian conflict."

Despite Trump's Travel Ban, Chad Plays a Central Role in the Geopolitics of the Sahel Region

"Chadian authorities need to build on the relatively successful regional security cooperation"

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