Category - conflict

  • June 3, 2014

    This is the theme of a discussion meeting taking place at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church tonight (7pm, Tuesday 3rd June 23014), in a two-part series co-sponsored by Ekklesia.

  • May 13, 2014

    In an inaugural parliamentary lecture on 9 May to launch Christian Aid Week, Dr Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, highlighted the role of inequality in provoking violence

  • October 28, 2013

    Young soldiers from disadvantaged backgrounds are much more likely to return from war with mental health problems, says a new report from ForcesWatch.

  • August 29, 2013

    Pope Francis has called for an end to the fighting in Syria, and for moves towards diplomatic and political rather than military solutions in the region.

  • June 14, 2013

    As Ekklesia has reported recently, FARC and the government are moving ahead with peace talks in Colombia. But many questions remain about the current process, and as this Christian Peacemaker Teams briefing indicates, what lies behind it is a decidedly mixed history. Can the politics of hope overcome a legacy of oppression and despair?

  • April 15, 2013

    A Declaration on Preventing Sexual Violence In Conflict has been agreed by the G8 countries.

  • April 3, 2013

    It is not long ago that we marked the two-year anniversary of the Syrian uprisings. What started in Dara’a (in southern Syria alongside the Jordanian border) and later country-wide as a series of peaceful and reform-oriented demonstrations was met with uncompromising firepower. Regional analyst Dr Harry Hagopian assesses what has been happening and where the balance of forces now lies in a damaging, dangerous and heartbreaking conflict.

  • March 22, 2013

    The latest Middle East Analysis podcast looks at the desperate situation faced by more than two million refugees living, displaced, inside and outside Syria as a result of the bloody, two-year conflict in the country.

  • January 19, 2013

    Preventing refugees from entering Jordan to escape the conflict in Syria would increase suffering and could lead to further bloodshed and abuses.

  • January 15, 2013

    Aid agency World Vision is warning of severe humanitarian consequences if steps are not taken to guarantee the security of children in war-torn Mali.