Tag Archives: Conflict

Mapisa-Nqakula optimistic that IPU task force will find solutions to Russia-Ukraine conflict

National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says she remains optimistic that the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Task Force will find urgent and lasting solutions to the current conflict in Ukraine. The Task Force was established to find peaceful solutions to the raging conflict between Ukraine and Russia through parliamentary diplomacy. Mapisa-Nqakula says …

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Mozambique still haunted by civil war as new conflict rages

As Mozambique battles a brutal Islamist insurgency, the legacy of a decades-long civil war still haunts the African nation where many former rebels refuse to disarm. “It’s hard to live alone, with nothing, living without family nearby,” said Aurelio Capece Mudiua, who demobilised in 2020 after nearly four decades hiding around the …

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Kidnapped by the CIA: The case of Khalid el-Masri | Conflict

Video Duration 46 minutes 29 seconds 46:29 From: Featured Documentaries The 2004 kidnap and torture of Khalid el-Masri exposed the CIA’s rendition programme and its effects which are still felt today. In 2004, German citizen Khaled el-Masri disappeared near the Macedonian border. He was kidnapped by the CIA, taken to …

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The Wizards of Myanmar | Conflict

From: 101 East Enter the mysterious world of magic and wizardry in Myanmar. In the light of a full moon on the outskirts of Yangon, a group of people gather around a glittering shrine, chanting incantations. They believe this ceremony will bring magical protection. Across Myanmar, hundreds of thousands of …

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Trouble at home: A Turkish Family Drama | Conflict

From: Witness An unfolding family drama reveals a universal clash of generations in Turkey. In a village in southeast Turkey, Mahmut wants to divorce his young wife. At the same time, his sister Zeynep wants to leave the village and go to university against their father’s wishes. Their demands become …

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