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· June, 2016

Stories about War & Conflict from June, 2016

2 June 2016

No Apologies, But Most Japanese View Obama's Historic Visit to Hiroshima Positively

Despite some complaints, most Japanese people appear to have reacted favorably to President Obama's May 27 visit to Hiroshima.

Is Social Media Helping to Perpetuate Violence in Afghanistan?

Advox

"Those who share the bloody pictures of victims not only irritate [victims'] families but also unintentionally assist the Taliban in their propaganda."

1 June 2016

Colombia City Combines Gardening and Hip Hop to Revive Community

In one of the poorest areas of Colombia, people sing and cultivate collective memory and community empowerment.

Cambodia's Government Mistakes Singapore for Libya in Video Warning Against ‘Excessive Civil Rights’

"The goal of this video is clearly to intimidate ordinary people from the full and peaceful exercise of their human rights."

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