Stories about War & Conflict from August, 2018
Netizen Report: It’s not just Myanmar — ethnic hate speech runs rampant on social media in Cameroon, India
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
Syrian refugees in Lebanon continue to play the resettlement waiting game
After five months of waiting, Abu Adel finally received a call: 'Apologies for the delay, but France did not accept your file.' The family is still under consideration for resettlement.
Water shortages weigh heavy on Afghanistan
The capital Kabul is already thirsty, and its population is set to grow by over a third in the next three decades.
Facebook admits it has been slow in addressing hate speech in Myanmar
"The ethnic violence in Myanmar is horrific and we have been too slow to prevent misinformation and hate on Facebook."
Latin America is the deadliest region on Earth — and this YouTube series wants to know why
Run by young reporters from the 130-year-old Colombian newspaper El Espectador, La Pulla combines hard analyzes with a raw sense of humor to delve into complex topics.
Four women icons of the Syrian revolution
One perished in a Syrian prison, two died in exile, the other is still missing. The personal histories of these four Syrian women challenge us to not to forget.
What destiny for diversity in Afghanistan? The case of Sikhs and Hindus
"So sad! I can’t imagine their grief and pain when leaving the country, especially, Avtar Singh’s family whose wounds are still fresh!"
Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam detained over student protest coverage
"...there were people with machetes in their hands chasing unarmed students. And the police are standing by watching it happen."
After years of silence and denial, Assad regime issues death certificates to ‘disappeared’ prisoners
Since July 2018, the government has been updating its civil registry records wherein 'disappeared' prisoners are now listed as dead.
Montenegro disagrees with Trump that they are a threat to world peace
Nobody except Trump can imagine that Montenegro would start a war with Russia, even though there were many old Yugoslav jokes about Montenegro starting a war with China.