• February 16, 2014

    An 11 year old Muslim girl has been found isolated in a village west of Bangui following a massacre six days ago.

  • January 13, 2014

    Ariel Sharon died without facing justice for his role in the massacres of perhaps thousands of civilians, says Human Rights Watch.

  • August 15, 2013

    UK parliamentarians have invited the far-right chief minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi, despite his role in the mass murder of minorities. The opposition Labour Party and Conservative-led government risk serious embarrassment, and worse, if they do not act now to distance themselves from this controversial politician.

  • August 6, 2012

    The advocacy group United Sikhs has strongly condemned the horrific shooting of innocent people at a Gurdwara (temple) in Oak Creek, USA.

  • August 5, 2012

    The president of the Lutheran World Federation says Norway is a beacon of hope for the way it has dealt with the horror of last year's massacre.

  • May 29, 2012

    The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has condemned the violence in Syria, expressed solidarity with the victims, and invoked prayers for peace in the country.

  • March 16, 2012

    In May 2009, Sri Lanka’s civil war came to an end. On 14 March 2012, Channel 4 broadcast Sri Lanka's Killing Fields: War Crimes Unpunished, a follow-up to an earlier documentary. This focused on the last few months of the armed conflict, when large numbers of civilians were killed or injured.

  • February 18, 2012

    Almost ten years ago, one of the survivors of a horrific massacre set about trying to win justice for her murdered husband and scores of others, writes Savi Hensman. This brought her up against some of the most powerful – and ruthless – people in the state of Gujarat in India. But she persisted.

  • June 11, 2011

    A special court in Pakistan has suspended the trial of suspects in a massacre of Christians in 2009, after a key witness fled the country.

  • May 2, 2011

    Civilian protection requires simple, straightforward dialogue and negotiation with the people who can control whether other people are safe or not. It also works, say Tim Wallis of Nonviolent Peaceforce. As soon as we bring guns, tanks and air support into the picture, we are talking about something which more often than not does not work, and often makes things worse.