New Internationalist

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Iraq in crisis: what is ISIS and where did it come from?

Peter Shirlow explains what the sectarian organization means for the country.

Filed in: Conflict Iraq

The brave and the blameless: women survivors of war-time rape

A global summit to end sexual violence in conflict takes place this week. Subi Shah reports.

Filed in: Bangladesh Bosnia-Herzegovina Conflict Serbia and Montenegro Women

Life after the Lord’s Resistance Army

Survivors of the Ugandan rebel group’s reign of terror are speaking out so that their experiences will not be forgotten.

Filed in: Conflict Human Rights Uganda Violence

Afghanistan: time to move on?

Ewa Jasiewicz wonders what the US troops will be leaving behind.

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict United States

Letter from Bangui: The long walk

Ruby Diamonde tells the story of a woman widowed by violence, trying to rebuild her life in Central African Republic.

Filed in: Central African Republic Conflict Society

Welcome to Afghanistan, drone-strike capital of the world

New arrival Ewa Jasiewicz discovers desperation and hope in a resilient people.

Filed in: Activism Afghanistan Conflict Politics

‘Just forget about Syria. Forget about going back’

Refugees trying to settle in an unfamiliar country often feel guilt at having escaped the war. Olivia Crellin meets some of them in New York.

Filed in: Conflict Refugees Syria United States

Natural resources at the heart of CAR crisis

The media is overlooking the complex causes of the chaos in the Central African Republic, says An Bollen.

Filed in: Central African Republic Conflict Environment Politics

Syria’s medical system is at breaking point

The country’s ongoing civil war is preventing treatment for those with chronic illnesses and acute injuries, reports Resham Khiani.

Filed in: Conflict Health Medicine Syria

Stepping up for Syrian refugees

Jordanian translator Maha Alasil is going to extraordinary lengths to help, reports Nigel Wilson.

Filed in: Conflict Human Rights Jordan Refugees Syria

Philippine ‘comfort women’ still waiting for justice

Osaka mayor’s words anger women raped by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War, as Iris Gonzales explains.

Filed in: Conflict Japan Philippines Women

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