We asked University of Gaza Professor Abu Ala to talk about what’s happening in the Gaza Strip. Dozens of people were killed by Israeli soldiers returning to their former colonies in the military operation Summer Rain. "I’ve been hearing the gunfire and bombing since five o’clock this morning - says professor Ala -. It’s coming from the north, Beit Lahya and Beit Hanoun, where there’s an incursion by Apache combat helicopters, tanks and F16s. So far seventeen people have been killed. The bridges that connect the northern and southern parts of the Strip have been destroyed and that makes it difficult to get around for everyone”
American actor Nicholas Cage is to donate 2 million dollars to help child soldiers. Donation will endow the building of aid centres and the creation of medical and psychological rehabilitation services. Funds will be managed by the organization "Amnesty International".
The Abuja peace agreements, signed two months ago, are waste paper. The ceasefire that has held in Darfur for the last 27 months is over. The situation in the refugee camps has never been worse Now the rebels have decided to take action, denouncing the ceasefire. And the war has resumed, harder than ever.
In Saudi Arabia, a king’s order cannot be ignored. King Abdullah has called for a commission composed of experts in Sharia, family law, sociology, and psychology, to monitor and punish domestic violence.
The Algerian reporter Karim Metref interviewed by Peacereporter to better understand the conflict between Algerian law enforcement officers and fundamentalists of the Salafite Group for Preaching and Combat
A foundation reunites people who should hate each other, and makes them work together. It is called Breaking the Ice and it is an initiative which involves individuals who have personally experienced the traumas and horrors of war. A travel from Jerusalem to Tripoli, in Libya, sharing their fatigue to understand each others’ problems. This is the story of their journey, told through the diary of the participants
An interview with Charika Marasinghe, human rights lawyer from Sri Lanka who emulates Gandhi, on the role of women and the effects of war