Peace and War

  • 8 Sep 2014

    Soldiers from the African Union Mission in Somalia have sexually abused and exploited vulnerable Somali women and girls on their bases in Mogadishu, says Human Rights Watch

  • 8 Sep 2014

    Amnesty International has accused Russia of fuelling separatist crimes as it revealed satellite images indicating a build-up of Russian armour and artillery in eastern Ukraine.

  • 4 Sep 2014

    Women are crucial partners in peacebuilding and must be guaranteed the safe political space, including a seat at the 'negotiating table', say United Nations officials.

  • 4 Sep 2014

    As world leaders gather at the NATO Summit in Celtic Manor Newport, peace protestors will be marching from Newport to the Celtic Manor to hand in peace messages to the Summit.

  • 4 Sep 2014

    The recent upsurge in violence in Iraq has led to a major new humanitarian crisis with more than 1.45 million people forced to flee their homes since the start of the year, says Christian Aid.

  • 3 Sep 2014

    This morning, 40 men in black suits gathered at City Hall, Cardiff, surrounding one Afghan woman in bright colourful clothing holding a sign that read "Talk to me, not about me".

  • 3 Sep 2014

    Since the start of the latest round of violence in Gaza, Christian Aid’s partners have provided urgent healthcare to more than 18,000 people, clean water for 128,640 and food for 4,650.

  • 1 Sep 2014

    In Robert Fisk's fine book 'Pity the Nation', he describes encounters with Palestinian refugees, and Israeli settlers. The former fled their homes in response to the arrival of the Israeli army, the latter, survivors of the Holocaust, moved into the land they had been dreaming of all their lives.

  • 31 Aug 2014

    The UN says its peacekeepers in the Golan were attacked by armed elements on 30 August, as efforts continue to achieve the safe release of 44 blue helmets previously detained.

  • 30 Aug 2014

    Do they expect us to believe it all again? With weary familiarity, I have been reading the government’s claims that we face a heightened “terror threat”. UK governments have been making this claim every so often since 2001. It is usually followed by a fresh restriction of civil liberties or the departure of British troops to yet another war zone.