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Sacrifice Zone: BP, Freeport and the West Papuan independence struggle

Connor Woodman reveals the ties that bind transnational mining companies to the Indonesian occupation.

Filed in: Human Rights Indonesia Pollution West Papua

Worldbeaters: Spotlight on Steve Bannon

Donald Trump’s right-hand man is at the centre of global power. And he’s dangerous.

Filed in: United States

Making Waves: how Catherine Shovlin is bringing a sense of community to a refugee camp

A radio soap opera is bridging social gaps in Azraq refugee camp. Florence Derrick meets its champion.

Filed in: Jordan Syria

The drumbeat of West Papuan resistance

‘The struggle is in the song, and the song is in the struggle.’ West Papuan musician Ronny Kareni explains the vital role of Melanesian culture in the fight for freedom.

Filed in: Music West Papua

Preventing the killing of Tibet's mother tongue

Tibetan faces rapid urbanization, dwindling numbers of native speakers, and the even greater threat of Chinese policies, writes Sam Wylde.

Filed in: Tibet

Country Profile: Nepal

After the 2015 earthquake, foreign governments and organizations pledged $4.1 billion in gifts and loans, but funds are yet to be disbursed, reports Fiona Broom.

Filed in: Nepal

Could the French election overturn old sexual tropes?

Many have commented on the age gap between France’s Presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron and his older partner, but what does it mean? asks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: France Sexual Politics

Pressed into silence: West Papua, Indonesia & World Press Freedom Day

The Indonesian government is notorious for restricting journalism within the occupied territory of West Papua – something that West Papuan journalist Victor Mambor and Cyril Payen of France24 have both experienced.

Filed in: Indonesia West Papua

Can Brazilians resist the coup?

Corruption scandals, impeachment, power grabs, protest and a general strike this week. Mariana T Noviello explains the crisis engulfing her country – and what needs to happen.

Filed in: Brazil

Punk-anthem ‘God Save the Queen’ turns 40

The Sex Pistols’ song helped reconnect rock music with culture, participation and rebellion around the world, writes Peter Kenworthy.

Filed in: Music United Kingdom

How can Saudi Arabia be elected to a UN women’s rights commission?

It’s no joke that the country could even be considered for a position to uphold women’s rights, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Saudi Arabia Women

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