In the Ukrainian conflict, AOAV has recorded up to the 1 Dec, 21, 291 casualties from explosive weapon use across 4, 404 incidents; this includes some 17, 946 civilian casualties.
The war logs reveal extensive violence in Iraq from 2004 to 2009, including tens of thousands of civilian murders, horrific torture methods, and mass graves, often targeting those associated with Coalition forces.
Since April 2023, Sudan has experienced a troubling surge in violence, heavily impacting civilians through explosive incidents and air strikes, largely driven by a complex internal power struggle within the country’s military leadership. Here AOAV unpicks the data.
The report provides an overview of the conference ‘A Disarming Debate: Challenging Militarism in British Academia,’ which addressed concerns about the influence of the military-industrial complex on UK universities.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has made the difficult decision to cease its medical services at Las Anod General Hospital in the Sool region of Somalia due to increasing violence and security incidents that have compromised the safety of patients and healthcare workers. The escalating attacks on the hospital have made it impossible for MSF to provide medical care, leaving the community with limited access to vital healthcare services.
British Citizens subjected to cruel conditions and abandonment in dire circumstances
Communal violence and escalating conflict between rival generals in Sudan, particularly in the far south and the restive Darfur region, have resulted in civilian deaths and raised concerns of a widening conflict across the country’s frontier regions.
At least 97 people have been killed and hundreds injured in Sudan as fighting between the military and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) escalates, disrupting daily life and straining hospitals, while the international community calls for an immediate ceasefire and a return to talks for a civilian-led government.
A power struggle between Sudan’s military and the Rapid Support Forces has erupted in violence throughout Khartoum, resulting in civilian casualties and threatening both the country’s transition to civilian rule and regional stability.
Professor Samuel Moyn speaks about his new book, and the challenges of controlling and managing the humanization of war.
As Ethiopia’s prime minister deploys armed forces in the northern region of Tigray, AOAV examines the recent spike in violence there.
Behind every weapon there is a person involved who controls it, and in front of the weapon will most likely be a civilian who will be injured or killed by it. Finding solutions to violence from small arms and light weapons is a must, but it is also a duty to respond to the […]