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Civilian casualties mount as talks on ceasefire hit political obstacles. Tens of thousands of families under siege in Gaza are facing desperate conditions as mounting civilian casualties swamp a hospital system that is close to collapse.

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Despite the ongoing political process we have not witnessed any lessening of the violence that continues to have a horrendous impact on civilians.

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When communities get caught in the cross-fire, they suffer. Innocent lives are lost. People are forced to flee from their homes. Living a normal life becomes impossible.

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Etienne Hakizimana (left), his daughter Christian Tuamini (center, age 12), and his wife Dusabe Dukundane, in their family run shop in Magunga IDP camp in Goma. Credit: Liz Lucas/Oxfam America

The major shift in global power provides an opportunity to protect all civilians from genocide and other atrocities, said international agency Oxfam in a new report published today.

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Agnes, Mary and Angela, risked their lives to bring peace to Kup

After three decades of brutal and bloody tribal violence, communities in Papua New Guinea’s Highlands region are now powerful advocates for peace.

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Communities members in a meeting. Credit: Tomás Abella/ Oxfam

A newly formed Peace Committee helps end the violence that forced thousands of people from their homes in southern Ethiopia.

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