New Internationalist

War and Peace

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The freedom of the city

Trust between communities is being rebuilt, writes Ruby Diamonde.

Filed in: Central African Republic Cities Conflict Society

Calculating the environmental benefits of peace in Colombia

The costs of the 50-year conflict add up to ecocide. Doug Weir reports.

Filed in: Colombia Environment War and Peace

Five years of Syrian crisis hits women hard

Tabitha Ross describes how the conflict is affecting women exposed to gender-based violence.

Filed in: Lebanon Syria Violence Women

Universalizing environmental and human rights

Doug Weir explains why these rights are especially important during times of armed conflict.

Filed in: Arms Conflict Environment Human Rights Military Nuclear Weapons Pollution War and Peace

To do and die, without asking why

History shows that militarism disproportionately impacts the poor. For the politicians it’s a game, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Arms Conflict Military Peace Violence War and Peace

Guns for hire: a return to the ‘Dogs of War’

To mark 65 years of fighting for justice, War on Want is calling for an end to the privatization of war. Ross Hemingway explains.

Filed in: Arms Military Terrorism War and Peace

‘If you want to know the truth, read the Qur’an, not The Daily Mail

Comedian Shazia Mirza is fed up at having to apologize for the actions of deranged individuals who claim to share her faith.

Filed in: Islam Religion Society Terrorism

Reflections at the start of the year

One always hopes for the best, Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes looking toward 2016.

Filed in: India Violence Women

The violence of nonviolent protest

Mark Boyle writes on why he opposes ‘mindless nonviolence’.

Filed in: Non-Violence Violence

Breaking the silence on sexual violence

Arab women are speaking out, reports Inna Michaeli.

Filed in: Israel Middle East Violence Women

‘I want my story to be heard’

Hakim Young meets Khalid Ahmad, who survived the US bombing of a hospital in Afghanistan. 

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict Human Rights United States

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