Stories about War & Conflict from April, 2019
Government actions in Sri Lanka Easter bombings raise the question: Is social media helping or hurting?
The swift decision to block certain social media platforms suggests that in the eyes of the Sri Lankan government, these services can make an already bad situation worse.
"The full details remain unclear, but what does remain clear is that this culture of killing and impunity has emboldened murderers to openly boast of their weapons and shoot people."
"[We need to] eradicate authoritarianism, sexism, personal autocracy and other ills that have penetrated the political culture of the country"
A new online database of nearly 40,000 historical images offers a glimpse of life under the wartime occupation of northeast China by Japan.
Russian state media scolds independent outlets for ‘neutral’ word choice in counter-terror operation reports
RT’s Russian-language website attacked other media outlets for using the word “killed” instead of “liquidated” or “neutralized.”
‘The army didn't kill anyone,’ says Bolsonaro after soldiers fire 80 times at family car in Brazil, killing one
"The army is of the people, and you can't accuse the people of murder," said Brazil's president six days after the incident that has shocked the country.
Obonete Ubam is a Czech-Nigerian author who describes how he came to embrace his African heritage in a newly published book that became a media sensation in the Czech Republic.
Artist Amado Alfadni transforms Sudan's iconic Bint El Sudan perfume label into a revolutionary message.
“Women are front, left and center of the revolution. When people started protesting, they were like, ‘Women should stay at home.’ But we were like — no.”
Far more Azeris live in Iran than in Azerbaijan. When Armenia's PM visited Tehran earlier this year, they made their voices heard.
More than 200 peasant leaders have been killed since Duterte came to power in 2016.
Over 163 community leaders and activists have been murdered over the past three years in Colombia.