Afghanistan

Afghanistan has been in an ongoing conflict since 2001, a radical political group has waged all out war against the government and taken control of many parts of the country.

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Democratic Republic of Congo

The decades-long armed violence between government and various rebel forces nicknamed “Africa’s world war” has crippled the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Honduras

Honduras has a long history of political upheaval and organised crime. San Pedro Sula, the second largest city of Honduras, has the most murders per capita of any cities in the world.

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Iraq

The land of Iraq is situated over the historical region of ancient Mesopotamia located between the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers.

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Marawi, Philippines

Marawi and Cotabato City in the south of the Philippines are significantly affected by conflict caused by rival militant groups.

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South Sudan

South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in July 2011 after Africa’s longest-running civil war. But independence did not bring peace to the country, as civil war broke out once again two years later.

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Sudan

Tribal conflicts, civil war, and battles over land with the South Sudanese plague the country of Sudan.

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Syria

Syria has been in the midst of a complex civil war since 2011, after peaceful protests were met with deadly violence from the country’s government.

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