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West Papuans mark bitter-sweet ‘independence’ day

It’s 50 years since West Papua first won independence, only for Indonesia to cruelly snatch it away. Nick Harvey reports on the tensions in the region.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Human Rights Indonesia West Papua

Papuan women stand up against violence and injustice

Three stories of courageous women fighting cruelty and repression in Papua by Carole Reckinger.

Filed in: Equality Feminism Human Rights Sexual Politics West Papua Women

Tea and paranoia

Politicians in the US and Australia play the anti-immigration card.

Filed in: Australia Migration United States

Samoa

A profile of the Pacific island state.

Filed in: Samoa

Indonesia’s Abu Ghraib

West Papuan freedom struggle gathers momentum.

Filed in: West Papua

New Zealand does the right thing

International efforts to protect the rights of the world’s aboriginal communities gain strength.

Filed in: Aotearoa/New Zealand

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Scared of a star

West Papua’s push for independence

Filed in: West Papua

Timor in Crisis

Carole Reckinger and Sara Gonzalez Devant find rumour, intrigue and the demise of a key player as Timor-Leste’s crisis worsens.

Filed in: Timor-Leste

Tasmanian roots

The two Australians, Bill Mollison and David Holmgren, set the ball rolling – Russ Grayson and Steve Payne tell their story.

Filed in: Australia History Sustainability

Battle for the truth

Conflicted history in Armenia, Cambodia, Guatemala, East Timor and Japan.

Filed in: Armenia Cambodia China Guatemala Human Rights Japan Timor-Leste

Green imperialism

The invasion of Papua New Guinea by giant conservation corporations. Glenda Freeman reports from the front line.

Filed in: Papua New Guinea

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