Guns line the wall of a private military company training centre in Hereford. Image by Matt Kennard. England, 2016.
January 10, 2017 / The Guardian
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'.
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
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.
Murals of Palestinians killed by Israel decorate the walls around Qalandia village near the checkpoint. Image by Matt Kennard. West Bank, 2016.
November 1, 2016 /
Tom Hundley
This week, an investigation into the privatization of government armies in Palestinian territories, a glimpse of life in North Korea, and our video "Facing Risk" highlights the dangers of freelance journalism.
References to war and nuclear weapons are everywhere in Los Alamos, a once secret city built to develop the atomic bomb. Image by Brooks Saucedo-McQuade. United States, 2016.
November 1, 2016 / The Guardian
Claire Provost
Home to the scientists who built the nuclear bomb, the company town of Los Alamos, New Mexico is today one of the richest in the country—even as toxic waste threatens its residents and neighbouring Española struggles with poverty.
Palestinians line up at Qalandia checkpoint in Palestine to get through security and into Israel for a day's work. Image by Matt Kennard. Palestine, 2016.
October 27, 2016 / The Nation
Matt Kennard
By privatizing the occupation of Palestine, Israel has enriched the security industry and allowed the country to evade accountability for human rights violations.
October 10, 2016 / Open Democracy
Matt Kennard
Colombians rejected the government’s peace deal with the FARC. But what, exactly, would peace have signified in a country which continues to suffer extreme levels of inequality?
Boat wreck in Milazzo, Italy. Image courtesy of Sarah Tzinieris. Italy, 2015.
September 7, 2016 / The Guardian
Claire Provost
Ventimiglia is feeling the impact of heavier French border controls and deterrent measures, but the tension masks a wider humanitarian issue.