Bujumbura calling: preventing and responding to conflict in Burundi

By Kevin McCann: 12 months on from the beginning of a violent political crisis in Burundi, a group of local activists have expanded their project to monitor and respond to conflict.  Read more »

The complex history of violence in South Sudan

By Ferdinand von Habsburg-Lothringen: The current conflict in South Sudan cannot be understood in isolation from a long history of violence, says Ferdinand von Habsburg-Lothringen. Read more »

New hope in Kashmir?

By Ashima Kaul: Animosity between the Jammu and Kashmir regions runs deep. In a tense environment, local conflicts often have far-reaching impact.  Read more »

The challenges of South Sudan: how to document the war and its crimes?

By South Sudan: Documenting possible war crimes in South Sudan is complex work. Two researchers details the difficulties. Read more »

Retelling violence: the assassination of civil society and political actors in Colombia

By Fabio Andres Diaz: A recent spike in assassinations and violence has far-reaching implications for ongoing peace talks in Colombia, says Fabio Andres Diaz. Read more »

El Niño survivors in the Philippines: rice not bullets

By Rey Ty: North Cotabato in Mindanao, southern Philippines, has been experiencing a devastating drought for six months now due to the effects of El Niño.  Read more »

Political peace vs. real peace in Colombia

By Lina María Jaramillo: While the Colombian Government has announced peace talks with the ELN, the presence of other armed groups threatens to derail the peace process.  Read more »

April 2016

By Monthly Newsletter: This month’s Insight on Conflict newsletter features articles on early warning, new media and more. Read more »

Gone but not forgotten: remembering the victims of the Rwandan genocide

By Jean de Dieu Basabose: 22 years after the 1994 genocide, Rwandans are continuing to mark the occasion and keep the memory of an event which cost more than 800,000 human lives. Read more »

Peace talks: volunteer translators wanted

By Kevin McCann: Volunteer translators wanted for Insight on Conflict – Peace Direct Read more »