Comparative analysis of hospital attacks in Gaza and Ukraine: 2022-2023

This article analyzes attacks on hospitals in Gaza and Ukraine from 2022 to 2023, highlighting the higher casualty rates in Gaza and the overall frequent targeting of medical facilities, which constitutes a grave violation of international humanitarian norms.

One year on: the shifting landscape of civilian protection and the Dublin Declaration

How protecting civilians from explosive weapon use in populated areas is never more urgent than now.

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.

War and the refugee: a call for empathy in an age of intolerance

In his 2023 lecture at the Festival of Writing and Ideas, Dr. Iain Overton reflects on the persistent suffering of war victims throughout history, underscoring the critical need for empathy towards those fleeing from conflict zones, challenging discriminatory media rhetoric, and urging us to recognise our shared humanity in order to foster a compassionate, welcoming society.

The Impact of Explosive Violence on Children: A Global Crisis

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.