Ben Freeth returns to the ruins of his home, which was burned down in 2009. Image by Martin Fletcher. Zimbabwe, 2017.
January 20, 2017 / International Business Times
by Martin Fletcher

Ben Freeth's family farm was Zimbabwe's biggest mango producer until Robert Mugabe's 'war vets' seized it in 2009. Now, as millions of Zimbabweans survive on foreign food aid, it produces nothing.

A soldier walks through an alley in the vicinity of Methar Lam. Image by Cpl. James L. Yarboro. Afghanistan, 2005.
January 19, 2017 / Harper's
by May Jeong

What will await Trump in Afghanistan?

January 19, 2017
by May Jeong

The task of making peace in Afghanistan seem to have fallen on the shoulders of unlikely men. This is the story of their efforts to end the war in Afghanistan.

Sources interviewed in Khartoum describe signs of what they see as a pending relaxation of economic sanctions against the North African country, which has been subject to a comprehensive U.S. trade embargo for nearly 20 years. Image by Kira Zalan. Sudan, 2016.
January 18, 2017 / PRI's The World
by Kira Zalan

A new de-radicalization program provides a window into Sudan's efforts to fight extremism, while maintaining legitimacy with its Islamist base.

Guns line the wall of a private military company training centre in Hereford. Image by Matt Kennard. England, 2016.
January 10, 2017 / The Guardian
by Matt Kennard

With the SAS based nearby, this picturesque city has a long military history. Now Hereford is formalizing its place as a center for a controversial industry which boomed during the ‘war on terror'.

The homes of Mount Carmel farmworkers were also destroyed by fire in August 2009. Image courtesy of Ben Freeth. Zimbabwe, 2009.
January 7, 2017 / The Telegraph
by Martin Fletcher

Eight years after Robert Mugabe's war veterans seized his family's farm, Ben Freeth returns to find it desolate and abandoned.

Nyabany and her daughter wait at a clinic at the U.N. base in Bentiu, South Sudan, on Dec. 18, 2016. Eight-month-old Nyadholi is suffering from severe acute malnutrition. Image by Cassandra Vinograd. South Sudan, 2016.
January 5, 2017 / VICE News
by Cassandra Vinograd

For months, Nyabany and her five children had avoided the gunfire. But they were dying all the same.

Elizabeth poses for a photo on Dec. 15, 2015 at the U.N. base in Bentiu, South Sudan. She fled recent fighting in Leer County. Image by Cassandra Vinograd. South Sudan, 2016.
January 2, 2017
by Cassandra Vinograd

Mass killings, mass rape, ethnic cleansing, starvation and a lack of international will to act against the specter of genocide: A rare look inside the crisis in South Sudan.

Elizabeth poses for a photo on Dec. 15, 2015 at the U.N. base in Bentiu, South Sudan. She fled recent fighting in Leer County. Image by Cassandra Vinograd. South Sudan, 2016.
January 2, 2017 / Foreign Policy
by Cassandra Vinograd

South Sudan’s president has outmaneuvered his opponents politically. Now he has carte blanche to crush them militarily.

Investigator Iyad Haddad explains the injuries the different spent weapons in his office have done to Palestinians. Image by Matt Kennard. Palestine, 2016.
December 28, 2016 / The Electronic Intifada
by Matt Kennard

The Israeli arms industry is still marketing weapons used in Gaza and the West Bank as "battle-proven" and using the Palestinian territories as a "laboratory" to try them out.

Courtesy of Robert Amos.
December 27, 2016 / Mother Jones
by Wes Enzinna

Robert Amos, an American veteran, created American Veterans of Kurdish Armed Forces and lobbied for more military assistance in Syria.

Abeer and her family arrive in Munich. Image provided by Abeer Albadawi. Germany, 2016.
December 23, 2016 / Time
by Aryn Baker

Being granted asylum means making a snap decision that will change your future forever.

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