Category: violence

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A historical past of violence: Rising up in CAR

Conflict first touched Arlette and Fane in 2002 when Congolese rebels rampaged through PK12, a community on the outskirts of the Central African Republic’s capital of Bangui. Arlette was shot in the knee, sustaining a painful wound that would not heal for another decade. Fane was conceived when rebels repeatedly raped her mother, Amzine -…

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Manus Island: Fears of violence as PNG forces enter

Concerns for the safety of hundreds of refugees have been raised after Papua New Guinea security forces stormed a former detention camp and forcibly removed about 60 men who refused for weeks to leave. The operation on Manus Island began early on Thursday when police issued an ultimatum to the refugees remaining in the camp,…