conflicts

International Conflicts - War, Peace activism, Violence, Weapons, Military-industrial complex

Our future with bitcoin and blockchain

Bitcoin, blockchain and crypto: are they a hyped bubble set to burst or a liberating and solidary money system ready to challenge centralised state power and capitalist control?

Imperfect spies
(The Mossad)

Inside the Mossad reveals the former Mossad agent insider spy stories – some of them even about recent incidents. One may expect to see more in this genre, but not necessarily just from Israel.

From a war reporter’s point of view
(Dying to Tell)

Dying to Tell is a portrait of Spanish war correspondents around the world, retelling the sense of thrills associated with adrenal warfare, as well as the traumas experienced during war and in its aftermath.

When societies get militarised

Most people expect their government to provide them with a safe society, where one doesn’t have to live in fear of dangers, enemies and refugees.

The female Kurdish fighters
(Commander Arian)

Film director Alba Sotorra spends five months at the Kurdish frontline in Syria following the life and struggle of the female Kurdish fighters belonging to the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ).

Cash and corpses in Sarkozy’s wake
(Avec les compliments du Guide)

The French journalists Arfi and Laske investigate the real reasons behind the bombing of Libya in 2011.

A nuanced take on Boko Haram
(Women and the War on Boko Haram)

During the past three years, Hilary Matfess has interviewed a number of women who have been freed from Boko Haram captivity in northern Nigeria. She challenges the reader to take a more nuanced view of the group.

In the backyard of war

As the peace efforts between Israel and Palestine have come to a halt, the Palestinians in Nabi Saleh dream about access to the Mediterranean Sea – still out of their reach.

Life at the edge of a war zone
(Long Echo)

Following a Tanzanian taxi driver in a small town in the Donetsk province in Ukraine, Long Echo offers a fresh view on a story that has all-but disappeared from the daily news bulletins of European media outlets.

Raising women’s voices

Turkey's women's festival may be a drop in the ocean of the poisoned patriarchy that pollutes the world, but its part of a current that is growing in power, pace and spread.
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