Investigating allegations of abuse: British soldiers accused of rape and abandonment in Kenya

Kenyan women have accused British Army soldiers of rape and fathering children they later abandoned, leading to renewed scrutiny and calls for justice.

British surgeon targeted in Gaza by guided missile: a firsthand account of survival and injustice

Mr. Amer Shoaib, a decorated British military veteran and consultant orthopaedic surgeon, speaks to Iain Overton of AOAV about being bombed in a deconflicted safe house in Gaza by a plane partly-made in the UK.

MOD pays over £12.5 million in Northern Ireland legacy claims in last five years

The Ministry of Defence has paid over £12.5 million to 82 claimants for Northern Ireland legacy claims over the past five years, reflecting its ongoing efforts to address historical grievances.

AOAV speaks to Ieva Jusionyte about her book ‘Exit Wounds’ – a glimpse into the world of firearms smuggled south from the United States to Mexico and their reverberating effects

Dr Ieva Jusionyte, a legal and medical anthropologist at Brown University, discusses her book “Exit Wounds,” which explores how the smuggling of guns from the United States to Mexico contributes to violence and the migrant crisis, drawing on extensive research and fieldwork at the US-Mexico border.

AOAV speaks to Jen Stout, author of ‘Night Train to Odesa’, about reporting on the war in Ukraine

Jen Stout, a Scottish journalist and author whose book “Night Train to Odesa” reflects on her war reporting in Ukraine, is interviewed by AOAV

BAE Systems CEO made almost £1m extra in share sale after hike in price since Gaza war

Charles Woodburn sold over 330,000 personal shares in BAE Systems, earning £4,163,035.

AOAV’s academic citations

AOAV’s work is widely cited. Here is a list of over 300 work that has seen citations of AOAV’s research since 2018.

UK government faces legal challenge over MOD refusal to detail civilian harm

The upcoming tribunal challenging the UK Ministry of Defence’s refusal to disclose details on civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria marks a crucial moment for military transparency, with Airwars advocating for openness akin to that of the US and Dutch governments.

AOAV’s Executive Director was refused a journalist visa in Rwanda to investigate human rights concerns there. He spoke to the BBC about his concerns of it being a ‘safe’ country for refugees

In response to the UK Supreme Court declaring its Rwanda asylum policy unlawful, the UK government is drafting emergency legislation to establish Rwanda as a safe country for asylum seekers. AOAV’s Executive Director appeared on the BBC to argue that to establish this notion of safety would require proper scrutiny of Rwanda.

London Arms Fair showcases record exhibitors amid Ukraine invasion – UK company secured c. £1 million drone contract for Ukrainian Special Forces

The world’s largest arms fair promises peace in the world

Seeking a path through the fog of war: an interview with Ukrainian investigative journalist Yanina Korniienko

This interview is between AOAV’s Executive Director, Iain Overton and Yanina Korniienko, a 28-year-old investigative journalist from Ukraine. We discuss Yanina’s career, her motivations and inspirations, her investigative work exposing corruption in the Ukrainian business sector, and the impact of the war on her journalistic approach.