The international arms network behind Myanmar’s deadly conflict

International arms networks continue to supply Myanmar’s military with weapons despite sanctions, fuelling a deadly conflict that has seen significant civilian deaths.

Comparing explosive violence patterns in the Horn of Africa and Sahel

The Horn of Africa and the Sahel face significant challenges from conflict, climate change, and terrorism, necessitating tailored and effective responses to address their unique security and developmental needs.

Ukraine: AOAV explosive violence data on harm to civilians

In the Ukrainian conflict, AOAV has recorded up to the 23 Feb, 23, 440 casualties from explosive weapon use across 4, 944 incidents; this includes some 19, 926 civilian casualties.

Gaza War: UN revises death toll for women and children

The United Nations has revised down the percentage of women and children among the reported fatalities in Gaza, leading to controversy over the accuracy and sources of the casualty figures.

Have the IDF become addicted to explosions? Investigation reveals extent of demolitions carried out across Gaza

Using social media posts from IDF soldiers, Bellingcat tracked the activities of the 8219 Commando, a combat engineering battalion, revealing their extensive involvement in demolitions across Gaza.

Rwandan involvement in Congo’s conflict raises questions about UK’s asylum partnership

Rwanda’s military involvement in Congo’s North Kivu province, supporting M23 rebels despite denials, raises serious questions about the integrity of the UK’s Rwanda asylum processing partnership amid ongoing human rights and conflict concerns.

More than half of Gaza’s buildings damaged or destroyed, BBC analysis reports

Over half of Gaza’s buildings have been damaged or destroyed following Israeli retaliation for Hamas attacks, leading to widespread displacement and destruction of residential areas, farmlands, and historic sites.

Numbers of civilian deaths per injurious airstrike in 2023 Gaza at least four times higher than previous Israeli bombings, AOAV finds

The “Operation Swords of Iron” in Gaza, October 2023, has seen a significant surge in civilian deaths from airstrikes, with fatalities per strike exceeding past operations and raising questions about adherence to international humanitarian law.

Tragedy Strikes Khartoum Market as Explosive Attack Claims Dozens of Lives

At least 35 individuals lost their lives and more than 60 were injured as an explosive attack devastated a crowded market in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum.

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.

Landmines: a diabolical threat to humanity – lessons from Ukraine

The ongoing war in Ukraine is gravely impeded by the prolific use of landmines by Russian forces, causing devastating casualties, and hindering the Ukrainian army’s progress in their counteroffensive, as highlighted in a recent report from The New York Times.

Open letter urges UK Government to repatriate unlawfully detained British families from Northeast Syria

British Citizens subjected to cruel conditions and abandonment in dire circumstances