Tag: Conflict

The fate of child soldiers

Recent news has demonstrated that Aegis, a British security firm, has been hiring child soldiers. Here, Vanessa Cameron discusses new research that asks what...

Syria: where do we go from here?

As the UN’s stalemate remains in place, with no official intervention, former DiA volunteer Lydia Greenaway explores the differing attitudes towards intervening and what...

A tribute to the Blue Berets (the DPKO)

. Alistair Walker analyses the sacrifices made by the UN’s Department of Peacekeeping Operations in Conflict. Alistair is studying an MA in Interactive Journalism...

Sri Lanka: The Killing Fields

. Bombs in no fire zones, executions with no evidence of combat, a corrupt regime that is still in power – what will it...

A Landmark Ceasefire

. To follow Aditi Gupta‘s recent post concerning the treatment of ethnic minorities in Burma, Alistair Walker examines the ceasefire between the Karen separatist movement...

South Sudan: another Biafra?

Six months ago South Sudan was born – yet fighting in the region continues. Rowan Emslie explores the path of the world’s youngest country, drawing...

Egypt: a second revolution?

Tahrir Square c.Ramy Raoof . The events in Egypt of the past six days have not failed to shock the western world and have...

Fall of a(nother) tyrant

In the aftermath of Muammar Gadaffi’s death, Josephine Forster considers a disturbing pre-occupation with the gory details of death. Josephine is a freelance journalist studying...

Give Your Voice

August 30th marks the International Day of the Disappeared, a commemoration of the thousands of people who have gone missing throughout the world in...

Women in Egypt: ‘Why Not?’

In the second part of DiA’s exclusive coverage of International Women’s Day, Cardiff University Journalism students Sara Maranon and Sandhya Kannan investigate how the...