Warscapes Articles

June 4, 2018
"I lay between the soldier's big boots, and he took out his knife...He raised the knife with his two hands high over his head and plunged...
May 15, 2018
At a cemetery in Beirut, soldiers from the French colonial army--including the Senegalese triailleurs-- lay buried. Little is known of the...
February 22, 2018
An excerpt from Greg Shupak's new book, The Wrong Story: Palestine, Israel, and the Media , out now from OR Books . 15 Million Jews and a...
November 27, 2017
On October 15, 2009, United Kingdom Border Agency [UKBA] officials took Adeoti Ogunsola, a ten-year old girl who attended a primary school...
October 27, 2017
“Ecuador won’t be destroyed by natural disasters, but rather by bad politicians.” So go the words of Mariana de Jesus, patron saint of...
July 14, 2017
Majcic Esad has just buried his cousin. Or, as he specifies, “two small bones” belonging to his cousin, Gabeljic Dzemail, who was 23 years...
May 17, 2017
Charo Minas Rojas has a long history of challenging Colombia’s patriarchal society. In 2014, she led a group of Afro-Colombian women on a...
March 14, 2017
Nejla and Maya stand in their Istanbul bedroom clad in neon workout gear with a laptop open in front of them. A YouTube video shows a peppy...
September 27, 2016
A man stands in front of a building with his hands in a giant V — it’s the kind of pose seen in tourist snaps in front of the Eiffel Tower...
September 15, 2016
Peace Direct’s local peace building expert for Yemen (and previous Warscapes contributor), Ahmed Al-Yemeni, recently returned home after 12...
August 10, 2016
As Kashmir tips into turmoil following the death of the popular militant commander Burhan Wani, a new angry Kashmiri generation has taken...

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