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.

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.

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 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

Who are the RSF paramilitary group fighting Sudan’s armed forces?

The ongoing conflict in Sudan’s capital, Cartoon, stems from a power struggle between two generals, both lacking popular support, with roots tracing back to brutal government actions in Darfur two decades ago.

The importance of civilian casualty reporting in conflict: examining NATO member states’ practices and progress

AOAV explores the need for and challenges of civilian casualty reporting in conflict, with a focus on the practices and progress of NATO member states.

Sudan’s fractured future: power struggles and the elusive quest for democracy

Amidst escalating violence and power struggles between military factions, Sudan’s pursuit of democracy is hindered, leaving the nation’s future uncertain and its citizens caught in the crossfire.

Sudan’s unravelling crisis: international community urges peace amid power struggle and worsening humanitarian situation

The escalating conflict in Sudan, driven by a power struggle between military factions, threatens regional stability and requires urgent international efforts to broker peace and prevent a deepening humanitarian crisis.