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· March, 2013

Stories about War & Conflict from March, 2013

9 March 2013

Malaysians Support Army Offensive Against Sabah ‘Terrorists’

Members of the ‘royal army’ of the Sultan of Sulu arrived and occupied some parts of Sabah in North Borneo last month to assert their claim of the territory. After...

6 March 2013

South Koreans Dub North Korea's Armistice Threat a Daring Aid Ploy

North Korea has threatened to nullify the armistice that ended the Korean War, escalating the already heightened tension in East Asia region and leaving some South Koreans whirling at the...

5 March 2013

Violence Flares in Bangladesh Over Islamist Leader's Death Sentence

Renewed violence has erupted across Bangladesh, leaving 80 people dead, after the vice president of the country's largest Islamist political party was sentenced to be hanged for war crimes on...

Colombia's President: Nobel Peace Prize?

4 March 2013

The Conflict in Mali: Who is Fighting Whom, and Why?

Since the bloody conflict in Mali began one year ago, the crisis has evolved in fits and starts, all the while immersed in a historical framework that the mainstream media...

Hafez Al Assad's Statue Destroyed in Syria

‘Global Voices Can Help Explain Catalonia to the World’

Interview with Violeta Camarasa, Global Voices Online's Catalan-language editor. Global Voices Català has demonstrated over the past several months that it has the capacity to explain Catalonia to the world,...

3 March 2013

Violence Holding Youth Hostage in Guinea

Doubt & Clan Politics in Russian Cyberspace

RuNet Echo

The turbulence of the 1990s seems to have returned to Russia, despite a political culture built on the expectation that Vladimir Putin keeps such chaos at bay. What role can...

1 March 2013

#Shahbag Protesters Fight off Atheist Shadow Cast by Islamist Groups

The massive #Shahbag protests in Bangladesh, demanding the death penalty for those who committed mass murder, rape, arson, and other crimes against humanity during the country's liberation from Pakistan in...

Religion Warps Politics as Bangladesh War Crimes Protests Continue

What began as a peaceful civic uprising may be taking a turn in the public’s perception as one that contradicts Islam. Since the beginning of February, hundreds of thousands of...