Can soldiers solve Brazil’s crime problem?

Can soldiers solve Brazil’s crime problem?

By Christoph Harig. Governments across the globe try to counter violent crime by deploying military forces. European countries such as Belgium and France have stepped up their armed forces’ internal anti-terror and policing role. Only recently, South Africa deployed troops in order to ‘help the police “restore law and maintain order”’ in ... ...
Evictions as Urban Violence: Karachi’s Violent Planning Regime

Evictions as Urban Violence: Karachi’s Violent Planning Regime

A child crawls on a pile of rubble that was formerly his home in Machar Colony, an informal settlement located in Karachi’s District West. Trapped by the debris and violence wrought on by Karachi’s latest evictions. ...

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