violence in politics - updates

Rappler's latest stories on violence in politics


Overcoming the politics of hatred that killed MP Jo Cox

Jun 18, 2016 - 8:30 AM

The death of Jo Cox is a reminder that the battle being waged against the politics of hate and intolerance has no bounds nor boundaries

BREXIT. Labor party member of parliament Jo Cox speaks during a session in the House of Commons in central London on November 17, 2015. File photo by AFP/PRU

Cagayan Valley towns being watched for poll violence – PNP

Feb 07, 2016 - 6:00 PM

The regional police tells Rappler that the towns are in two provinces: Isabela and Cagayan based on incidents of violence in past elections

Tens of thousands flee Myanmar conflict as aid curbed

Feb 18, 2015 - 9:53 PM

There is no official civilian death toll

17 militants killed in Pakistan tribal district – officials

Nov 08, 2014 - 6:42 PM

Pakistan s army says it has killed more than 1 100 militants and lost around 100 soldiers since the start of the operation

One month in, Ukraine truce exists in name only

Oct 05, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Artillery blasts rock Donetsk exactly one month since the rebels signed a 12 point agreement with Kiev s representatives to try to halt the hostilities that have killed over 3 300 people in eastern Ukraine

WHAT CEASEFIRE? A man passes by the remains of an Uragan missile lying in front of a burning house, after it was fired on a north western district in Donetsk, Ukraine on October 5, 2014. John Macdougall/AFP

Israel troops kill 2 Palestinian suspects in teens murder

Sep 23, 2014 - 2:42 PM

UPDATED Amer Abu Eisha and Marwan Qawasmeh whom Israel had accused of carrying out the kidnapping and murder were killed in exchange of fire in the southern West Bank city of Hebron the army said

PRAYERS FOR THE BOYS. Israelis light candles at the bus stop where the three teenagers were last seen in Gush Etzion, near Hebron, the West Bank, 30 June 2014. Abir Sultan/EPA

Taliban attack Kabul airport as Afghan poll audit starts

Jul 17, 2014 - 10:04 AM

UPDATED The overnight attack on an airport outbuilding came ahead of an unprecedented audit of ballot papers from last month s presidential run off election

NPA: We didn't kill mayor

May 29, 2014 - 3:07 PM

The NPA says that while it once accused slain Mayor Reynaldo Navarro of involvement in illegal logging it never found enough basis to order his killing

Compostela Valley town mayor shot dead

May 28, 2014 - 11:31 AM

UPDATED Mayor Reynaldo Navarro is declared dead on arrival at the Tagum Doctors Hospital

Huge car bomb attack on Egypt police HQ kills 13

Dec 24, 2013 - 6:47 PM

2nd UPDATE The bombing comes just weeks before Egypt holds a referendum on a new constitution

PNoy urged to act on Escalante extrajudicial killings

Apr 21, 2013 - 9:25 PM

Residents call on the President to bring to justice those who are responsible

Supporters of Escalante re-electionist Mayor Melecio "Beboy" Yap also hold a prayer rally, about 250 meters away from the place where the march rally participants gathered for a program. Photo by Gilbert Bayoran

Bomb kills at least 45 in Karachi

Mar 04, 2013 - 10:03 AM

The explosion blew the front off two five story apartment blocks in the Abbas town area of Pakistan s largest city setting one on fire and trapping people beneath piles of rubble

ATTACK IN KARACHI. People gather on the site of bomb blast in Karachi, Pakistan on March 3, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ASIF HASSAN

Syria's Aleppo pounded as civilian refuge 'targeted'

Sep 11, 2012 - 4:26 PM

Bombardments by troops saw fighting ground to a standstill on Tuesday September 11 in Syria s second city Aleppo a watchdog said amid reports a civilian refuge was targeted in the same province

ALERT IN ALEPPO. A fighter with the Free Syria Army (FSA) holds his weapon during heavy clashes with government forces in Izza neighborhood of the embattled northern city of Aleppo on September 9, 2012. AFP PHOTO/ZAC BAILLIE

Norway marks anniversary of Breivik's massacre

Jul 22, 2012 - 11:13 AM

Commemorations are scheduled across Norway Sunday July 22 on the first anniversary of twin attacks that killed 77 people