- 28 Nov 2023
Examining the truth behind Daily Mail’s reports of terrorists crossing the Channel in small boats
The Daily Mail's repeated stories of suspected terrorists crossing the English Channel in small boats raise security fears, but often lack concrete evidence and may contribute to public misinformation and xenophobia.
- 10 Nov 2023
Col Richard Kemp runs a charity that raises money for the IDF. Why is this not mentioned by the British media when they use him to speak about Israel and Gaza?
Colonel Richard Kemp, a UK military commentator with pro-Israel leanings, is critiqued for lacking transparency about his direct ties to the IDF, raising questions about his impartiality and the efficacy of his charity's fundraising model.
- 8 Nov 2023
AOAV’s Executive Director, Dr Iain Overton, appears on the BBC’s Points of View to discuss the series ‘Soldier’
AOAV's Iain Overton spoke to the BBC. He said it was important that their docuseries acknowledged that the primary focus of military training is, in the end, about killing.
- 8 Nov 2023
AOAV’s Executive Director, Dr Iain Overton, talks to BBC News about the bombing Gaza and the impact of the violence on people living with disabilities there
He was invited onto the news channel after tweeting: "I was supposed to be part of a graduation ceremony in Gaza today for students living with disabilities completing a course on storytelling. The University now lies in rubble, the students are uncontactable and at least one of my fellow lecturers has lost 9 members of his family."
- 9 Oct 2023
London’s 2019 murders examined: key figures in the UK capital’s homicides
In 2019, 147 people were killed in Greater London. This report examines the gender, age, race and location of both those killed and those convicted of such deaths.
- 28 Sep 2023
Putin’s Culture War: Ukrainian Museums Under Attack
Iain Overton surveys the damage inflicted on Ukrainian history and culture and the fierce resistance shown by their curators
- 28 Aug 2023
A Disarming Debate: findings from a one day seminar
The report provides an overview of the conference 'A Disarming Debate: Challenging Militarism in British Academia,' which addressed concerns about the influence of the military-industrial complex on UK universities.
- 20 Aug 2023
Penetrating the Fog of War: the lives of Ukraine’s reporters covering the Russian invasion
Iain Overton looks at the impact of the Russian invasion on Ukraine’s journalists, recording their experiences of a war that has impacted all of their lives.
- 8 Aug 2023
War correspondent Nastya Stanko shares insights on reporting from Ukraine’s frontlines
Nastya Stanko, an experienced Ukrainian war reporter, discusses her journey into journalism, the challenges of reporting from her invaded country, and the balance between empathy and objectivity.
- 4 Aug 2023
Alona Savchuk: reporting from the frontlines of Ukraine, a glimpse into a Ukrainian conflict reporter’s life
Ukrainian freelance reporter Alona Savchuk provides insight into her life and career as a conflict journalist, discussing the challenges of reporting during the ongoing war in Ukraine and the importance of empathy in storytelling.
- 20 Jul 2023
Fixing a conflict: journalist Anna Vlasenko discusses reporting from the frontlines of Ukraine’s conflict
In an interview with AOAV's Executive Director Iain Overton, journalist Anna Vlasenko reflects on her experiences reporting on the war in Ukraine, the impact it has had on her personally, and the importance of amplifying the truth through her work.
- 11 Jul 2023
Investigative journalist Elena Loginova on balancing reporting on Russian war crimes and Ukrainian corruption amidst the invasion of her country
nvestigative journalist Elena Loginova navigates the complexities of reporting on war crimes and corruption during the Ukrainian invasion while balancing the need for accountability and uncovering the truth.