Rise to Peace blog

Brazilian Prison Gangs: Message Delivered

Source: The Washington Post/Alex Gomes/AP Author: Cameron Cassar The newly elected right wing president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, had just…

3 years ago

Old Crisis Sparks Anew: The Bogota Car Bombing

Source: The Tico Times (2019)  Author: Billy Baker Colombia has a bloody history of political violence (La Violencia, FARC, ELN).…

3 years ago

Afghanistan: Results of the Moscow talks with Taliban

Earlier this week, Channel News USA discussed how the Taliban and Afghan government held talks in Moscow regarding women’s rights,…

3 years ago

The Mosul of Southeast Asia? Countering Extremism in the Philippines

Filipino and American forces shaking hands in September 2017. Image Credit: Cpl. Robert Sweet, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command. The recent tension…

3 years ago

How Detainment of Uyghur Muslims Can Lead to Violent Extremism

Source: AP Feed News (2018) By: JulieAnn Sickell, Ahmad Mohibi The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination criticizes the…

3 years ago