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Kashmir: a story of violence

In her book titled ‘No Friends but the Mountains’, Judith Matloff, a distinguished author and professor at Columbia University said: “Kashmir showed me how prolonged violence and fear can destroy…

Capital violence

THE unbreakable bond between Pakistani city administrators and anti-encroachment has been at the fore in Islamabad for weeks, as clashes have broken out between authorities and protesters during the demolition…

Unbelievable violence

As an academic whose career focuses on writing and teaching about children and war, the latest conflict in Ukraine should be tragically all too familiar. But, in one real sense,…

Civil violence

The Global South is divided over who bears the responsibility for the Ukraine tragedy in the Global North. Many blame Russia for its imperial overreach and attempts at subjugating Kyiv,…

The Buffalo massacre

Challenging racist violence demands an understanding of our true history. Instead, a vocal minority in our country are demanding not gun bans but book bans, trying to suppress the teaching…

US gun violence

On July 27, two top executives from prominent US gun companies – Marty Daniel of Daniel Defense and Christopher Killoy of Sturm, Ruger and Co – appeared before the United…

Intimate partner violence

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is one of the most common forms of violence against women and girls. It includes psychological, emotional, physical, and sexual abuse and controlling behaviours by an…

Sanctions of mass destruction

In a recent interview Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi sought the West’s “mercy and compassion” to help millions of Afghans. David Beasley, executive director of the World Food Programme,…