The Banyamulenge have been viewed as strangers in their own country – the violence targeting them revolves around this misconception.
The US has one of the highest incarceration rates in the world. When it comes to violent offenders and the Black community, the system isn’t working, argue criminologists.
The spike in violence was marked by a 68% increase in fatalities involving civilians.
The insecurity in the area has serious implications for development and the well-being of people, especially young people.
All brothers and sisters have tensions or disagreements from time to time as they jockey for position in the family. But when one sibling victimizes another, there can be serious and ongoing harms.
Recent research shows how the relationship between alcohol consumption, queuing and crowds can lead to violent behaviour in city centres at night.
An expert on Nigerian political history explains why the 2023 elections are unique and critical.
Attacks on electoral materials and election commission officials in the south-east region of Nigeria could have serious implications for the overall success of 2023 presidential election.
Children who suffer trauma are more likely to have mental health problems such as anxiety.
We studied 1.4 million people in Sweden who had been treated with beta blockers.
While most journalists don’t develop PTSD or depression, many will struggle with the stress of their work. Knowing the warning signs can help deal with trauma.
In the age of the Black Lives Matter movement, Basquiat’s work is more relevant than ever. It highlights racial inequality and violence against racialized people.
Watching gun violence on screen can desensitize children to the harm caused by firearms.
Language can provoke violence between groups especially when people paint others as threats.
Support for strong gun ownership rights is often associated with conservative Christian views, but religion and self-defense have a much longer history in the United States.
South Africans would rather see efforts go into tackling other challenges – but climate change will intensify those challenges.
Research shows that removing guns from violent abusers saves lives. But laws doing just that are at risk of being ruled unconstitutional, following a landmark Supreme Court guns case.
Short fiction’s fragmentation reflects its origins as a response to trauma. Two new collections explore the dangers and vulnerability of womanhood, and the global threat of climate change.
Kenyan families with access to mass media are significantly more afraid of terrorism than those without access.
Bret Easton Ellis’s grotesquely violent novel is irreducibly misogynist, racist and homophobic. So was Reagan’s America. It’s less darkly comic satire than deadly serious social diagnostic.