New Internationalist

War and Peace

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KENYA VOTES: Seeking God’s help for peace

Henry Owino reports on a three-day long ceremony of repentance for the 2007-08 post-election violence, attended by six presidential candidates.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Religion Violence

KENYA VOTES: Peaceniks use mobiles to cool election tempers

Moses Wasamu on initiatives to help prevent violence at the polls, including promoting peace via text message.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Non-Violence Peace

How can the UN envoy to Syria be so blind?

Tam Hussein discovers that, whatever Lakhdar Brahimi says, the battle raging is far from an equal one.

Filed in: Conflict Syria

KENYA VOTES: Risk of election violence ‘unacceptably high’

As the polls loom, Moses Wasamu outlines the implications of a fiercely contested vote, including candidates accused of crimes against humanity.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Politics Violence

Somali President: the world cannot bring us peace

Sally Healy speaks to Hassan Sheikh Mohamud about his hopes for security in Somalia, which must begin to ‘address the bitter memories’ of its past.

Filed in: Peace Politics Somalia

Crossing into Syria to take up the fight

Tam Hussein meets Ahmed, a young man with a clear calling and an uncertain future.

Filed in: Conflict Religion Syria

Syrian diaspora leads aid effort

Saleyha Ahsan on the grassroots NGOs providing humanitarian care in Syria, despite lack of support from major development agencies.

Filed in: Conflict Development Development (Aid) NGOs Refugees Syria United Kingdom

Syria’s civilians: when will the horror end?

Nick Harvey from Doctors of the World writes of the daily fear and violence faced by people caught up in the conflict.

Filed in: Conflict Syria Violence

Practising peace in Afghanistan

Beth Tichborne speaks to Faiz Ahmed, a peace volunteer in Kabul who is helping to set up a unique multi-ethnic community.

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict Peace Social Change Society War and Peace

From war to democracy: reframing Sierra Leone

As he remembers the 1999 Freetown massacre, Seray Bangura looks to a bright future for the country formally known as ‘war torn.’

Filed in: Democracy Development (Aid) Sierra Leone Violence

Praying for a new dawn after Delhi rape

India is at a crossroads after a young woman’s brutal murder shook the world. Mari Marcel Thekaekara hopes for positive change.

Filed in: Human Rights India South Asia Violence Women

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