Stories about War & Conflict from June, 2018
Did Syrians really have a choice? Final days in Ghouta: Caught between an immediate death and a delayed one
"Should we leave the land of our childhood? How can I take my wife and kids from a dark reality to an unknown one? Many questions and no definitive answers."
"Seeing them was a moment of joy and healing for mom and me."
"Today in Mexico one does not attain power with weapons, but controls access to power with weapons."
"20 years on, 1998 is barely acknowledged. There [are] a lot of things to be done in terms of healing, to obtain some forms of justice."
"It is virtually impossible to know who are our enemies and who are our friends."
Journalists are being assaulted and have their equipment stolen, Nicaraguans’ Wi-Fi identifiers have been hacked.
‘You cannot be a liberator and a thief at the same time': Video shows Russian forces disciplining Syrian soldiers for looting
"Russia appears to be casting itself as a protector of the same people whom its forces have either killed, maimed or made homeless"
Introducing Mexico's presidential candidates. Among them, a third time presidential hopeful, and a candidate proposing to amputate the hands of corrupt officials. Literally.
Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama was "a hero for some and a villain, maybe even the devil, for others. The reasons for considering him as one or the other are fair."
This is the first in a series of four articles focused on México’s upcoming elections. In this post: A look at the political background and the emergence of new candidates.