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§275 Ongoing wars in the world

January 13, 2009

Start of Conflict  

War/Conflict  

Location  

Cumulative fatalities  

1983

Sri Lankan Civil War

Flag of Sri LankaSri Lanka

80,000 (+/-)[2]

1997

Kivu conflict

Flag of the Democratic Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo

4,000,000 (+/-)[3]

2001

War in Afghanistan

Flag of AfghanistanAfghanistan

35,000

2003

War in Darfur

Flag of SudanSudan

500,000 (+/-)

2003

Iraq War

Flag of IraqIraq

103,359+ – 1,136,920+ (see: Casualties of the Iraq War)

2004

War in North-West Pakistan

Flag of PakistanPakistan

11,345 (+/-)

1988

Somali Civil War

Flag of SomaliaSomalia

300,000[4] – 400,000[5]

2000

Second Intifada

Flag of IsraelIsrael & Palestinian flagPalestinian territories

7,315 (+/-)

2006

Mexican Drug War

Flag of MexicoMexico

7,882[6]

 

Start of Conflict  

War/Conflict  

Location  

Cumulative fatalities  

1948

Kayin State Conflict

Kayin and Flag of BurmaBurma

~7,000

1964

Colombian Civil War

Flag of ColombiaColombia

Millions

1969

Communist and Islamic insurgency in the Philippines[7]

Flag of the PhilippinesPhilippines

~160,000+

1975

The Secret War

Flag of LaosLaos

2,000 – 3,000

1984

Turkey-PKK conflict

PKK (Kurdish militants) and Flag of TurkeyTurkey

~37,000

1987

Second Ugandan Civil War

Flag of UgandaUganda

~12,000[citation needed]

1989

Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir

Flag of IndiaIndia

~60,000

1993

Ethnic conflict in Nagaland

Flag of IndiaIndia

~43,000[8]

1995

Insurgency in Ogaden

Flag of EthiopiaEthopia

~125

1996

Naxalite-Maoist insurgency

Flag of IndiaEast Central part of India

~4,483

2000

Second Chechen War

Flag of RussiaRussia and Flag of Chechen Republic of IchkeriaIchkeria

~90,000[9]

2002

Insurgency in the Maghreb

Flag of AlgeriaAlgeria, Flag of MauritaniaMauritania, and Flag of MoroccoMorocco

~6000[citation needed]

2004

Balochistan conflict

Flag of Balochistan (Pakistan)Balochistan and Flag of PakistanPakistan

~9,000[10]

2004

South Thailand insurgency

Patani and Flag of ThailandThailand

~3,500 [11]

2004

Conflict in the Niger Delta

Nigeria

unknown

2005

Fourth Civil War of Chad

Flag of ChadChad

~1,400[citation needed]

2007

Second Tuareg Rebellion

Flag of MaliMali and Flag of NigerNiger

~350[12]

 

 

Is it just me or is some of these conflicts I found on Wikipedia criminally neglected by mainstream media? 

I added a text widget about this on the right.

Source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ongoing_conflicts

3 comments

  1. well the media is too worried about who the stars are hopping into bed with to worry about such trivial things as this dude. They are worried about what Paris Hilton is wearing too… come on… deal with the real issues of our world. What the hell is wrong with you?


  2. Lol! Yes, but not only that. Look at the coverage of my homeland, and compare to Sri Lanka.

    http://www.lankaweb.com/

    http://www.ltteps.org/

    (Official pages of the two opposing fighting forces – both updated today)


  3. I have to agree with Amber….annd this is alaaarrrmin!



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