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· May, 2011

Stories about War & Conflict from May, 2011

22 May 2011

Pakistan: Huge Blasts at a Naval Air Base in Karachi

A heavily guarded facility of Pakistan Navy located in Karachi has been attacked by terrorists a few hours ago and blasts and gun-fires ensued. Pakistani Twitter users were quick to...

Korea: Is North Korea Behind Every Unsolved Cyber Attack?

A slew of fearsome reports on the North Korea's cyber attack capability recently came out in South Korea, and even on Fox News this week. The South Korean government concluded...

Egypt: Brutal Army Crackdown of Nakba Day Protests in Cairo

The Egyptian army cracked down with brutal force on a Nakba day protest in front of the Israeli embassy in Cairo on May 15, 2011, firing teargas, rubber-coated steel bullets...

20 May 2011

Bulgaria: Right-Wing Group and Muslims Clash in Sofia

Ruslan Trad reports on the violent clashes that erupted in Sofia during today's nationalist rally against a mosque's loudspeakers, between sympathizers of the nationalist Ataka party and local Muslims.

Armenia: Royal visit to Ireland as an example for the Caucasus

Azerbaijan: Armenian Eurovision boycott dilemma

17 May 2011

Guatemala: Brutality and Impunity: Over 28 Decapitated in Petén

This weekend in Guatemala was the bloodiest of 2011. Citizens in the northernmost state of El Petén, are in the middle of one of the worst armed encounters between the...

15 May 2011

Philippines: Political Prisoner Writes Online Prison Diary

A Filipino artist, journalist and activist who is detained by the Philippine authorities has created a blog to document his prison experience and reflections. His family, friends, fellow artists and...

Azerbaijan: Eurovision win, but…

13 May 2011

Greece: Wave of Racist Attacks on Immigrants in Athens

In the past days, right-wing extremists in Athens, Greece have launched pogrom-like attacks on immigrants in the downtown Athens area. Dozens have been injured. It began on May 10, one...