Despite a landmark deal in 2016 which brought an end to five decades of conflict, an upsurge in mass killings is threatening peace in Colombia.
In depicting brutal massacres and mission life, this film gets a lot right. And the model for its central protagonist may well be a young man called Narlim, exiled from his country in the late 1930s.
Settler colonials are beginning to understand the true impacts of the criminal takeover of Indigenous lands. They are seeking to right the balance and achieve a spiritual resolution.
A hundred years ago, peaceful Indian protesters were massacred under British colonial rule. A scholar argues why a formal apology is overdue.
As well as an attack on the working classes, Peterloo was also an episode of violence against women.
The Ixil people of Guatemala dream of the places where their dead, massacred during the country’s armed conflict might be located.
British troops allegedly killed 24 unarmed villagers in Batang Kali in 1948, but the government still refuses a public inquiry.
As a left-wing rallying cry, this account of the 1819 massacre in Manchester fails to rouse the inner revolutionary.
Two decades ago, Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was arrested in London, putting human rights abuses in the limelight.
Fifty years ago, soldiers gunned down hundreds of student protesters in a Mexico City plaza. It was neither the first nor the last time Mexico’s army would be deployed against its own citizens.
By standing in the way of the UN, Russia has chosen a shameful path.
From depictions of slavery to colonial massacres to contemporary portraits of refugees, photography is a powerful tool in evoking ideas of shared humanity.
One year after the Oct. 1 shooting massacre in Las Vegas, a team of scholars from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas offers insights into how to best help those affected by the violence.
The Rwanda Tribunal convicted people for indescribably horrific crimes and some are asking for early release.
It is 50 years since anthropologist W.E.H. Stanner gave the Boyer Lectures in which he coined the phrase ‘the great Australian silence’. How far have we come since?
Nicaragua has exploded in violence since mass protests began against President Daniel Ortega in April, with hundreds dead and thousands wounded. Amid such chaos, criminal violence is likely to follow.
The massacre of 8,000 Muslim Bosniaks in a few days in 1995 must never be forgotten.
Decades after the end of a civil war that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, the survivors’ search for justice goes on.
Social psychologist Ignacio Martín-Baró’s work reminds us of the urgency to bring all psychology into the orbit of liberation. Doing so allows a necessarily ambitious conception of liberation.
Jan. 29, 2017 must be remembered as the date of the worst mass murder to take place in a house of worship in Canadian history.