As the collective memory of the 20th century’s two world wars fades, what do millennials think about war? How much do they know about the international laws and conventions designed to protect civilians and prohibit atrocities? And do they think these laws are even worthwhile?
One year after the signing of the Stockholm Agreement, the humanitarian situation in Yemen remains catastrophic. More than 24 million people (out of 30.5 million) need aid, an estimated 80% of the population.
Armed violence in Mozambique’s northernmost province Cabo Delgado is forcing scores of people from their homes, destroying villages and health centres, and making it difficult for families to recover from Cyclone Kenneth.
Syria’s conflict has lasted almost nine years. For most of us it is impossible to imagine such endless destruction and suffering. But Syria’s towns and cities, once homes to millions of families, are witness to the devastation.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has supplied three medical facilities in Baghdad with trauma kits over the last four days to help medical staff treat those injured in ongoing protests.
The families of hundreds of thousands of missing Iraqis marked the International Day of the Disappeared on Friday as the office of the country’s Prime Minister pledged to support relatives and investigate cases.