05-04-2017Dutch peace organisation PAX is appalled that yet another chemical attack has taken place in Syria, despite repeated UN Security Council commitments to end the use of banned chemical weapons and hold responsible parties accountable.
23-03-2017Yet another mass expulsion is underway in Syria. Thousands of residents of the al-Waer district of Homs are being taken away under threat of violence as part of a Russian brokered forced surrender deal between opposition leaders in al-Waer and the Assad regime.
08-03-2017Today, on International Women's Day, PAX celebrates the inspirational work women have done over the past year. It is a moment to reflect upon the progress made in advancing gender equality, and to recognize the challenges facing women.
21-02-2017Bashar al-Assad’s government in Syria is carrying out a national strategy to change the demographics of the country. This strategy includes besieging, starving, killing and transferring people in a number of cities and neighbourhoods associated with resistance to his government.
10-01-2017Turkey no longer wants to be dependent on imported weapons. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has overseen the rapid growth of a domestic arms industry, and is pursuing the ambitious development of indigenous weapon systems.
05-12-2016Every year, starting on 25 November (the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) until 10 December (Human Rights Day), the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world.