massacres

Islamic State

Mass grave of 500 bodies unearthed outside Mosul

Oliver Noble
3.13.17
americas

Former Dictator of Guatemala Ruled Mentally Unfit to Face Retrial for War Crimes

Efrain Rios Montt had already been convicted in 2013 of ordering the brutal slaughter of indigenous Guatemalans in the military's scorched earth counterinsurgency campaigns between 1982 and 1983.
Daniel Hernandez
7.8.15
COLOMBIA

Can a Truth Commission in Colombia Help Heal the Wounds of War's Atrocities?

Proponents hope a truth commission could offer closure to millions of Colombians affected by the conflict. Both sides are responsible for human-rights abuses, while distrust and resentment for past atrocities remain high.
Joe Parkin Daniels
6.29.15
mexico

The US Military Is Worried It’s Supporting Human Rights Abuses with Aid to Mexico

In internal documents, Pentagon analysts at US Northern Command express concern over cases of security forces killing unarmed civilians in Mexico. The US has sent $2.5 billion to Mexico for its fight against drug cartels.
Daniel Hernandez
5.15.15
africa

In Photos: Hunting Killers Amid Vicious Massacres In Congo

A series of vicious massacres have left over 250 people dead in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The FARDC has launched an offensive.
Dearbhla Glynn
12.12.14
SOUTH SUDAN

South Sudan Rebels Threaten 'Imminent Bloodbath' as Ethnic Conflict Escalates

Violence is worsening in South Sudan amid fears that ethnic killings are "spiraling out of control" and calls for sanctions grow.
VICE News
4.24.14
world news

The Politics of Protest in Egypt Are Shifting Once Again

A new set of protesters is challenging the status quo and defying the harsh new anti-demonstration law.
تجربة
12.17.13
News

The Politics of Protest in Egypt Are Shifting Once Again

In the past couple years, mass demonstration has gone from a weapon of the people to a tool of the state, but now a new set of protesters is challenging the status quo and defying the harsh new anti-demonstration law.
Adam Ramsey
12.17.13