Al Jazeera English: Gaza: Children suffer from war trauma three years on. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw0r7XkTY http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/09/gaza-children-suffer-war-trauma-years-170910080659516.html As Gaza marks three years since the Israeli assault that devastated the Strip and left more than 2,200 Palestinians killed, the psychological effects of the violence linger on. Children were among the most affected groups; inContinue Reading

The rape of men: the darkest secret of war https://t.co/vaF95PrQGp via @guardian — MaleSurvivor (@MaleSurvivorORG) January 29, 2018 “That was hard for me to take,” Owiny tells me today. “There are certain things you just don’t believe can happen to a man, you get me? But I know now thatContinue Reading

BREAKING: New Study Documents Psychological Horrors of Six-Year War on Syrian Children https://t.co/gdmqai1qng #SaveSyriasChildren pic.twitter.com/d6TczmmoDi — Save the Children US (@SavetheChildren) March 6, 2017 Save the Children and its Syrian partners interviewed more than 450 children, adolescents and adults across seven regions in Syria for “Invisible Wounds,” the largest andContinue Reading

Experts agree: the war on drugs has been a disaster. Is it time for legalization? https://t.co/32SbtAwTvZ pic.twitter.com/WSx8jYhd0z – World Economic Forum (@wef) January 8, 2017 As unpalatable as the idea might be to some, for most experts on the issue, there really is no alternative. “Virtually everyone now agrees thatContinue Reading

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2016/10/history-war-drugs-vikings-nazis-161005101505317.html More recently, Middle Eastern conflicts have seen an increase in the rise of Captagon, an amphetamine that is allegedly fuelling Syria’s civil war. Last November, 11 million pills were seized by Turkish officials at the Syrian-Turkish border, while this April 1.5 million were seized in Kuwait. In a BBCContinue Reading