Conflict & Justice

Our stories in this section range from war to peace and fairness to freedom across the globe

Conflict & Justice

Built to last: He's staying in a war zone because he can't bear to leave his 1950s cars

Here's a man who refuses to leave the war-torn city of Aleppo so he can look after his collection of vintage cars. The collection includes some vintage American models from the 1950's like a Chevy pick-up and an elegant Buick sedan. Their owner, Abu Omar, says they've been damaged by the conflict, but he's determined to fix them.

Conflict & Justice

'For less than a dollar, you can [buy] a liter of acid and basically destroy someone's life'

Almost 10 years ago, a young Pakistani woman was held down by her mother-in-law while her husband and father-in-law threw acid on her. Some 150 operations later, Bushra Shafi is working as a beautician in a hair salon in Lahore, started by a hairdresser who was moved to help victims of acid attacks when one of them came into her salon and asked simply: "Can you make me beautiful again?"

Conflict & Justice

How Norway threw away the term 'lone wolf'

Norwegians watching news out of Charleston, South Carolina are reminded of another mass shooting, in July 2011. An Oslo newspaper columnist recalls that her colleagues were unequivocal about calling Anders Behring Breivik a terrorist, and she thinks American media should not be shy about calling the Charleston church shooting an act of terrorism.