Myanmar’s armed forces killed at least 25 people in a confrontation with opponents of the military at a town in the centre of the Southeast Asian nation, villagers said on Sunday, as people increasingly take up arms against the generals who seized power in a coup five months ago. A[…]
A police reservist and two armed attackers have been killed in a gunfight in Kenya’s northeast Mandera county near the border with Somalia. Security official Jeremiah Kosoim said a young boy had also been injured on Sunday during the gunfight that erupted as fighters were trying to destroy a telecommunications[…]
A national non-profit organisation that runs programmes to strengthen vulnerable youth, Girls & Boys Town South Africa (GBTSA), has distanced itself from an area in Cape Town, colloquially known as Boys Town. “Girls & Boys Town South Africa (GBTSA) has nothing to do with the area in the Western Cape,[…]
Thai police say attackers have fired into a security checkpoint in southern Thailand and killed at least 15 volunteer officers. Police Colonel Thaweesak Thongsongsi, a superintendent in a police station in Yala province, said an unknown number of assailants used heavy weapons in the attack late on Tuesday night that also wounded[…]
The police union, Popcru, says it is disturbed by the increase in attacks on police members in the line of duty over the past three years. The union has commemorated the lives of 29 of its members who have died in the Mthatha cluster in the Eastern cape during this[…]
Russian and Syrian government forces have killed at least 136 civilians over the past 48 hours in Eastern Ghouta, a suburb of the capital Damascus, according to residents and monitoring groups. On Monday, 30 civilians were killed in air raids; on the following day, 80 more were killed, and on[…]
An entire city police force in the Philippines has been fired in metropolitan Manila after some of its members were suspected in the gruesome killings of three teenagers and others were seen on surveillance cameras robbing a house. The 1,200-strong Caloocan city police force will be relieved in batches and[…]
Four Palestinians were killed and 19 others injured as Israeli military forces opened fire at a demonstration by the border fence east of Gaza City and near Khan Younis on Friday, medics said. The Gaza Ministry of Health said Shadi Hussam Dawla, 20, Ahmad al-Harbawi, 20, and Abed al-Wahidi, 20,[…]
A sharp increase in police fatalities since the beginning of the year has led to calls from the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) for an urgent redress into the countries firearms laws. The murder of a policeman in Mitchell’s Plain last week, shot in front of his young[…]
Palestinian leadership across factions reacted to a recent string of deaths at the hands of Israeli forces Thursday hours after a third Palestinian was shot and killed by Israeli forces this month. The spokesperson for President Mahmoud Abbas, Nabil Abu Rdeineh, said recent incidents of Israeli forces killing Palestinian civilians[…]
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