Conflict and arms

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16 million in Yemen ‘marching towards starvation’ as food rations run low – UN
Aid worker describes ‘horrific’ scenes in one hospital where starving and malnourished children ‘look like skeletons’

Tom Ambrose

23, Sep, 2021 @10:59 AM

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‘I ran, my heart was broken’: inside Mozambique’s evolving Cabo Delgado conflict
The oil firms have fled and an Isis-affiliated insurgency has engulfed the region. As foreign troops begin to arrive, hundreds of thousands face desperate journeys to try to find safety

Neha Wadekar in Savane

18, Aug, 2021 @5:30 AM

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‘Maestro of humanity’: Italian surgeon Gino Strada dies at 73
Tributes paid to doctor whose NGO set up world-class hospitals in war zones such as Iraq, Yemen and Sudan

Lizzy Davies

13, Aug, 2021 @5:10 PM

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‘Like I wasn’t a person’: Ethiopian forces accused of systematic rape in Tigray
Mutilation, slavery and torture of women and girls detailed in accounts published by Amnesty. Warning: this article contains graphic details of sexual violence

Emmanuel Akinwotu, West Africa correspondent

11, Aug, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Middle East problems stem from western and US interference | Letters
Letters: Readers critique the west’s actions in the region in response to an editorial on Arab democracies


01, Aug, 2021 @4:25 PM

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Violence against Africa’s children is rising. It stains our collective conscience | Graça Machel
We must apply our own home-grown initiatives if we are to curb abuses of Africa’s most vulnerable

Graça Machel

23, Jul, 2021 @6:01 AM

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‘I refuse to visit his grave’: the trauma of mothers caught in Israel-Gaza conflict
Many women have lost children, been separated from newborns or are unable to breastfeed and bond with their babies because of the war

Stefanie Glinski in Gaza

30, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Don’t betray women of Tigray’: calls grow for international action against rape in war
Politicians among signatories of two open letters urging investigation into reports of sexual violence in Ethiopian conflict

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

19, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Nobel committee should resign over the atrocities in Tigray
Members of the body that awarded the 2019 peace prize to Ethiopia’s premier, Abiy Ahmed, should all depart in protest

Kjetil Tronvoll

07, Jun, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Ethiopia’s human rights chief as war rages in Tigray: ‘we get accused by all ethnic groups’
Former political prisoner Daniel Bekele has made the commission more autonomous but critics claim he is biased on current conflict

Our correspondent in Addis Ababa

02, Jun, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Washington toughens stance to fight atrocities in Ethiopia
Joe Biden’s administration increases pressure on government of prime minister Abiy Ahmed to end human rights abuses

Jason Burke

23, May, 2021 @8:30 AM

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‘On bad days, we don’t eat’: Hunger grows for thousands displaced by conflict in Chad
As war forces more to flee, humanitarian organisations facing funding shortfalls and increasing demand are unable to keep pace

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

17, May, 2021 @6:15 AM

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