World War II began on September 1, 1939 when Germany invaded Poland. Two days later, Britain and France declared war on Germany and most of the other members of the Commonwealth of Nations followed suit.
In January 2014, a new Jihadist group invaded Syria and set up its headquarters in Raqqa. Since then the Islamic State they established has become the most extremist terrorist group in the modern history of the world.
Every veteran faces the risk of having to live with trauma for the rest of his or her life. Suicidal thoughts, anger, and fantasizing about killing are just a few of the dangers that often accompany post-traumatic stress.
It's All About Child Soldiers
For thirty years, Sri Lanka was caught up in a brutal civil war. The Tamil Tiger militants were opposed to the government, and as a result, they bred an entire generation of suicide cadres.
Human Stories From The Refugee Crisis
The world is changing quickly and the things that some take for granted are impossible dreams for others. Many men, women, and children have had to leave the comforts of their home and the familiarity of their place of birth to set out on a quest for survival.
After watching a very disturbing video on Youtube in which ISIS showed just how easily they could kill anybody who didn’t share their ideology, a group of young people decided it was time to take a stand.
The military conflicts that the United States has been involved in has produced thousands of veterans. Most of these men and women have a very hard time coping with real life once they return home.
Colombia's Rebel Women: Beauty, Babies and Battle in the Rainforest
Although many of the school children who live in Colombia have never seen an armored vehicle, helicopters or any fighting in their streets, it doesn’t mean that they have been spared the tragedy that has dominated the country for the last 50 years.
A Story of Real War in Which Peace is Fiction
Up to five million people have lost their lives to war and violence in the province of Northern Kivu, to the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
When Refugeses Find Their Smiles Again...
In 2015, more than 800,000 immigrants entered Greece illegally through Turkey. They came from the Middle East and Africa. These days it has become common for thousands of volunteers to travel to Lesbos, Greece to meet these refugees and offer assistance.
An Epic of Struggle and Resistance
For many decades, John Pilger has been informing the world of the plight of the First People of Australia. This documentary is one of his many journalistic masterpieces in which he exposes clearly the way in which the murder and banishment of thousands of Aboriginals was planned and executed.