With unrest across the US, asks the Twittersphere, where is the ‘Free American Army’?The scenario is all too familiar: the almost casual murder in Minneapolis of an unarmed African American citizen — say his name: George Floyd —by police officers has sparked a wave of social unres...3
Dying To Keep Warm: Oil Trade And Makeshift Refining In North-West SyriaEntering into their 9th year of the war, access to basic humanitarian needs for Syrian civilians, both displaced and local communities continues to be a problem. Fuel for heating, cooking, and transportation is difficult to access and comes at huge financial and environmental costs. The former is a direct problem for households that often resort...1
Western countries leave children of ISIS in Syrian campsAbout 900 children are living in squalid detention camps in northeastern Syria that lack schools, health care, and clean water, and where disease and jihadi ideology are rampant. The Western states their parents hail from have insisted they cannot take them back.
The War Trade: How Italy Sold Armoured Vehicles To Russia + Their Deployment With Syrian Army MilitiasThese findings were made by Benjamin Strick, Leone Hadavi and Bashar Deeb and are a result of a year-long investigation stemming from the EU Arms Project, an investigative collaboration between Bellingcat and Lighthouse Reports. Special thanks to Francesca Costantini who helped us analyse Italian Government reports. There is a direct prohibition against supplying arms to...1