A terrorism expert explains the legislation that led to the attacker's release.
Nearly two-thirds of incarcerated mothers have never received a visit from their children. A scholar who studies women in prison explains the barriers that families face and how they might be removed.
There are calls to boycott the latest release due to the game's questionable depiction of Russia.
Since 1990, the homicide rate has declined by 20%. Researchers are still figuring out what's behind the trend: increased incarceration, improvements in the economy or even aging populations.
The famous director is receiving an honorary Oscar, and the timing couldn't be more appropriate.
We don't want to have to think about our role in creating the individuals who commit violence. Amazingly, Joker asks us to.
New research investigates how music helps healing from trauma and dealing with violence and repression in Papua and West Papua.
An anthropologist who interviewed Uighurs in China found different ways in which Chinese authorities used checkpoints, social media and smartphones to identify, categorize and control this group.
To understand why young people may become bullies we need to consider some of the less visible ways they are exposed to power inequalities and violence.
There were 590,000 incidents of assaults and threats on shop workers in 2018.
Not talking about racism – what it is, what it looks like in Indonesia, and why it matters – has allowed it to become even more powerful.
There are potential issues with any use of machine learning in policing. But if used in the right way, it could go a long way towards more effective policing.
Around 2.2 billion gamers regularly sit at home, many playing action-packed war games, which fuse virtual boot camps with special operations aimed at eliminating enemies.
Stop blaming video games for violent acts, a digital culture expert says. Instead, look to the link with public health to help us deal with a complicated culture of violence.
Each spin of the news cycle hits us with another 'bombshell,' while everything from free speech to race has been 'weaponized.' What's the effect of being relentlessly exposed to metaphors of war?
The relationship between guns and masculinity was once sanctioned by governments and businesses, making it entrenched and difficult to challenge.
Security guards won't protect paramedics and community nurses from violent patients. And in hospital, some security guards can unwittingly escalate violence, unless they're specially trained.
Poverty, traumatic experiences, and gender inequalities, directly increased HIV-risk behaviours such as having unprotected sex and having multiple sexual partners.
Stop and search and other police tactics cannot address the complicated social problems that are linked to knife crime.
Being part of a gang may increase the chance of dying young, but when gang members leave their old lives behind, they can find that their street smarts come in handy.