Met Police firearms officers have handed in their weapons over concern that one of their own has been charged with the murder of 24-year-old Chris Kaba
British Citizens subjected to cruel conditions and abandonment in dire circumstances
On Friday 28 April, a Russian X-101 air-launched cruise missile killed 23 civilians and injured nine.
Explosive violence in conflict zones has inflicted a devastating toll on children, causing significant casualties, psychological trauma, displacement, and hindering access to education, highlighting the urgent need for global awareness, targeted interventions, and policy changes to protect and support the well-being of these vulnerable young lives.
Amnesty International reports indiscriminate attacks causing civilian casualties and displacement in Las Anod, Somaliland, and calls for an independent investigation, accountability, and access to humanitarian aid amid a crisis compounded by drought.
UNICEF has announced that at least eight children lost their lives due to unexploded ordnance throughout Afghanistan last week.
Save the Children’s report reveals that the ongoing conflict in Yemen has left a deadly legacy of explosive ordnance, including landmines, resulting in over 11,000 Yemeni children being killed or maimed since the beginning of the war, with an alarming increase in child casualties caused by explosive ordnance between January 2018 and November 2022.
UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell reports that one year after the escalation of the war in Ukraine, children have been significantly impacted, with violence, fear, loss, and tragedy disrupting every aspect of their lives.
On 30 November, over 15 civilians were killed and 20 injured when a bomb exploded in a religious school in Aybak.
19 people were killed and 27 injured on the morning of 29 September, when a suicide attacker blew themselves up outside the Kaaj educational centre.
On 16 September 2022, Myanmar’s military killed 11 civilians and injured 30. Nine of the deceased are children, as are 14 of the injured.
17 civilians were killed and 35 injured in Syrian shelling of Al-Bab outdoor market, Friday 19 Aug