Featured stories about War & Conflict
- Afghanistan: ‘My Best Weapon to Fight the Taliban is My Voter Card’ 31 March 2014
- How Police Have Turned Rio de Janeiro's Maré Favela Into a Battlefield 28 March 2014
- In A Syrian Neighbourhood, Rocket Fire Becomes The New Normal 26 March 2014
- As Elections Approach, Denial Runs Deep for Turkey's Erdogan 21 March 2014
Latest stories about War & Conflict
17 April 2014
In recent weeks, the Islamic jihadist terrorist group has kidnapped 100 school girls and is suspected to be behind a bus station bombing that killed more than 70 people.
14 April 2014
The story of Ismail al-Shimali exposes the Baathist mechanisms of diminishing any possibility for scientific or cultural development in Syria.
12 April 2014
Los Once is a graphic novel that recreates the seizing of Colombia's Palace of Justice from the point of view of the families affected by the violence.
9 April 2014
A cautionary tale about the dangers of ill-conceived Facebook status updates, or perhaps about the growing threat of RuNet's epistemic closure.
5 April 2014
At the end of each week, RuNet Echo collects the top ten Russian-language tweets and curates them for Global Voices readers.
A Moscow city councilman is promoting legislation that would require all online social networks to house users’ personal data on servers located on Russian soil.
2 April 2014
Syrian blogger/activist Marcell Shehwaro remembers her martyred mother, "who believed in love, beauty, family and the right of Syrian mothers to live a life free from fear and anxiety."
1 April 2014
A conflict with roots in the struggle for independence comes back to shape the political agenda in East Timor. Mauk Moruk, an ex-guerrilla expelled from resistance forces in 1984, returns.
30 March 2014
Bringing back "Readiness to Labor and Defense" would "pay homage to [Russia's] national historical traditions."
28 March 2014
Every Friday, RuNet Echo collects the top ten Russian-language tweets and curates them for Global Voices readers.