Stories about War & Conflict from November, 2015
Afghans are demanding an end to violence and a government that can take responsibility for the country's deteriorating security.
"...if the Burundian population remains poor, with all of the problems that come with a large population and a small territory, the country will always have violent cycles."
The brutal sexual attacks are not indiscriminate. Rape is being used as a weapon of war in the country's civil war.
“The Philippine Army destroyed our school. They even burned our agricultural cooperative. I experienced getting jailed and now face trumped-up charges of kidnapping. We miss our ancestral land."
Using easy-to-comprehend, interactive visualizations, Narcodata tells the story of how the cartels were born, who their leaders are, the conflicts among them, their geographic expansion and their known crimes.
"When you see Rokhshana's stoning video you hate yourself as a man. You hate yourself as a human being."
Vkontakte says it merely geolocated all users with recent activity in Egypt, contacting them on behalf of the Russian government. There was “no additional targeting,” the website explains.
Four young women are planning to make their way to Lesvos, Greece, to help refugees as they land in Europe. Find out why and how you can help.
Myanmar's November 8 election is the country's second general election after the military-backed government implemented political reforms in 2010.
The dream of Third World liberation and decolonization is alive in Oakland, California.
The Philippines has an estimated 14 million indigenous peoples. The majority are living in remote villages threatened by destructive mining, development aggression, and militarization.