Rebels groups in Congo and Colombia each declared this week they would lay down their arms. But the hard part now is deciding what punishment – or mercy – they deserve.
In a precedent for peacemaking, UN-led forces helped pushed back a rebel group in Congo. The UN has now crossed another threshold in finding ways to protect innocent civilians.
After a flash of inspiration Glenn Paige wrote a book on 'nonkilling,' and now his concept is gaining momentum worldwide.
Sister Angelique Namaika – a nun working in the Congo – has helped transform the lives of more than 2,000 women and girls forced from their homes and abused by the Lord's Resistance Army.
Too many people is a big problem, but too few is a concern as well.