How to Define Violence in Aleppo?

Pax et Bellum Editorial Board | Analysis, Civil Wars, Middle East and North Africa, Violence against Civilians | , , , , , , ,

The Mass Violence Awareness Initiative (MVAI) is a non-Governmental Organization which is based in Uppsala, Sweden. It seeks to increase public awareness about incidents of past, current and possible upcoming mass violence, genocide and related phenomena around the world.

There is understandably much use of …

Sexual violence – South Sudan’s neglected survivors and crimes

Pax et Bellum Editorial Board | Alexandra Hallqvist, Analysis, Sub-Saharan Africa, Violence against Civilians, Zoe Meijer | , , , , , , ,

Historically, sexual violence has been a part of war. However, while it used to be seen as “just” a byproduct of war, we have finally come to the realization that sexual violence is often used as a strategic tool during conflict. Especially after the rape …