From Al-Shabaab’s exploitation of the charcoal market in Somalia to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia’s levies on mining activity in Columbia, extremist groups all over the world exploit natural resources as part of their funding strategies. This report will examine the natural resources harvested by the so-called Islamic State (IS) and the Afghan Taliban. […]
“After the election, I thought I was lower than everyone in society, that I had no voice or role or place here — an alien, like people say . . . But then I got to a point where I didn’t care because I knew I was going to commit suicide and nothing would […]
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