Political Violence

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Two killed as political violence erupts in Ilesa

Omisore and AregbesolaThe animosity between the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party members in Osun State took a violent turn on Friday as two persons were killed during a clash in Ilesa.Our correspondent gathered that some hoodlums ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Bar violent elements from Parliament

Parliaments around the world, once in a while, experience fist-fights between members, but this is rare in Zimbabwe — although sometimes debates become very heated. In a multi-party system, members of different parties cannot be expected to agree on issues ... [Published Newsday - 18 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Inking a Moment of Peace in Baghdad

BAGHDADBAGHDAD - To get to Dante's lair, you have to walk down an alley,up the stairs and along a corridor of a dilapidated shopping centerin Baghdad's central Karrada district.Inside a dimly lit room there on a recent, sweltering night, Ifound a group ... [Published HighBeam Research - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

NOA urges politicians to shun violence

The Director General of the National Orientation Agency, Dr. Mike Omeri, has urged politicians in Osun State to shun violence in order to achieve a violence-free election on August 9.Omeri said this in Osogbo on Wednesday at an interactive forum organised ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Israeli Teens Pay a High Psychiatric Toll When Raised in Conditions of Geopolitical Conflict

Unprecedented Tel Aviv University research studies mental health consequences of long-term political violence on Israeli adolescentsTel Aviv — The latest flare-up in the Middle East catches children in the midst of their long-anticipated summer break. ... [Published Five Towns Jewish Times - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Zanu-PF murderers jailed

Four Zanu-PF youths were on Tuesday each sentenced to 15 years in jail for the murder of MDC-T supporter John Max in August 2008.Max was assaulted and fatally stabbed at Chidhuri Buffalo Farm in Kadoma by the youths, who accused him of being a political ... [Published Bulawayo24 News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

SA's security more stable since 1994 SECURITY

South Africa has come a long way in stabilising the domestic security situation that also created the conditions for democracy to flourish, says State Security Minister David Mahlobo.Delivering his Budget Vote in Parliament on Wednesday, Mahlobo said ... [Published Polity.org.za - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Watch what markets don't do as world politics turns nasty

LONDON - Like so much in the investment world of late, it's what financial markets are not doing right now that is most intriguing.Over the course of the past month, conflicts, superpower standoffs and economic sanctions have flared in Iraq and Syria, ... [Published Today Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Rice, votes and violence: Democracy in Nigeria

I f the 2015 elections were a simultaneous equation, how many unknown variables are there and what method would best solve the equation: substitution or elimination? Probably both, replied a friend. We’ve seen two governors eliminated and substituted ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

ICRC reiterates pledge to help BD in need

:49:16 A A- A+ The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has reiterated its commitment to help people in need in Bangladesh and ensure theirs safe access to healthcare during any crisis. ‘Every effort has to be made to ensure that first-responders ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

AD proffers solution to political violence

The governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy in Osun State, Senator Sunday Fajinmi, has said political violence will not be curbed unless elective offices are made unattractive.Fajinmi said this in an interview with our correspondent in Osogbo ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update July 12 – July 18

loading...by John CampbellJuly 21, 2014Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from July 11 to July 18, 2014. These incidents are also available here, and are included in the ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Jul 21 2014]

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"We have learned some lessons and we don't want past mistakes to happen again. We have to work together today so that we can progress tomorrow" he said
"The CCJP concludes that the pre-election environment did not provide a sufficiently conducive atmosphere for a genuinely credible and even electoral contest, the CCJP said in its statement last week."
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Africa in the Wider World: African Security: Ti... [Published Center for Strategic and International Studies - Jul 24 2014]
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A man of distinction [Published Irish Catholic - Jul 24 2014]
Bangladesh Should Be a UK Foreign Policy Priori... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 24 2014]
The fight for the Basque [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 24 2014]
Israeli Teens Pay a High Psychiatric Toll When ... [Published Five Towns Jewish Times - Jul 24 2014]
Opinion: MH17 foretells more dangerous world [Published KESQ - Jul 24 2014]
Stakeholders pledge peaceful poll in Osun [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 24 2014]
Alex Perry on Nigeria’s Boko Haram [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Jul 24 2014]
Europeans with an eye on Edinburgh [Published BBC - Jul 24 2014]
Global terrorism fatalities increased by 30% [Published Strategic Risk - Jul 23 2014]
Zanu-PF murderers jailed [Published Bulawayo24 News - Jul 23 2014]
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The End of Pluralism in the Middle East [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jul 23 2014]
A believer in the possibilities of coexistence, Sayed Kashua is, or perhaps was, the most prominent Arab-Israeli author writing in Hebrew. Punctured with staccato prose, his column on leaving Jerusalem, perhaps forever, was a beautifully written, ...
World: Global terrorism fatalities up 30%, risk... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 23 2014]
Source: MaplecroftCountry: Afghanistan, China, Colombia, Egypt, Iraq, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Somalia, Syrian Arab Republic, World, Yemen Over the last 12 months, global fatalities from acts of terrorism have risen 30% compared ...
Jews must take action against Israeli brutality [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 21 2014]
Jews Against Genocide protest at Yad Vashem. The International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network (IJAN) and Jews Against Genocide (JAG) call on Jews of Conscience to “lay siege” on Israeli consulates with protests, creative actions, pickets and demonstrations ...
Bangladesh: Bangladesh: Focusing on people in need [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Bangladesh Communal tensions, politically motivated violence and other disturbances affect the lives of ordinary Bangladeshis in parts of the country. Together with the Bangladesh Red Crescent ...
The Wounded Girl in the Gaza Strip: The Need fo... [Published groundviews - Jul 20 2014]
Photo by AP Photo/Khalil Hamra, via Yahoo! News A news article published on Yahoo on July 18, 2014 had an image of a little girl of about one year old. She was naked and was lying on a diaper which seemed to have just come undone. She was being ...
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