Category Archives: Terrorism

Family of ex-marine who died battling Isis praise his courage and conviction

Fellow fighters have vowed to avenge the death of Konstandinos Erik Scurfield, who was killed while taking on militants in Syria. The family of a former British Royal Marine who died fighting for Kurdish forces against Islamic State (Isis) in northern Syria have paid tribute to his “love, courage and conviction”. Konstandinos Erik Scurfield, 25,…
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South Sudan children swapping guns for books

Around 300 child rebel soldiers in South Sudan sit proudly with their uniforms and rifles as they listen to their commander speak. There is a sense of excitement because soon they will be released into the care of the United Nations. "I haven't seen my mother and father since last summer," says Silva, one of…
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