NEW YORK— A classmate playing with his father’s gun accidentally shot 12-year-old Nicholas Naumkin dead in Saratoga Springs, New York, in December 2010.
Now, as Esmé Montgomery reports, the gun-control advocacy group New Yorkers Against Gun Violence is promoting a bill, named “Nicholas’s Law” in his honor, that would require gun owners to store guns safely. The group believes that increased regulations are desperately needed to reduce accidental injuries to children by firearms.
A new study assesses how Kenya avoided another round of widespread ethnic violence in the March 2013 elections and what steps it still needs to take. Barbara Borst reports.
A teacher in western Kenya speaks to two boys whose families were displaced during political violence. Photo by Barbara Borst (2008)
A family that had to flee political violence in central Kenya. Photo by Barbara Borst (2008)
The eight journalists were buried in four graves excavated next to a creek near Uchuraccay. Their bodies were exhumed four days after they were massacred. Photo courtesy of Carmen Hulbert.
Leave Lima, travel a long road to 4,000 meters up in Peru’s central highlands and you come to Uchuraccay. It’s a remote and desolate place. Most people outside Peru have never heard of it. Jane McClenahan on a story rarely been covered in mainstream media.