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Morning star rising

After 54 years of struggle under Indonesian rule, is freedom finally in sight for West Papua? Danny Chivers investigates.

Filed in: Indonesia West Papua

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

Pacific Coalition for West Papua addresses UN Human Rights Council

Pressure mounts on Indonesia as pacific nations bring grave abuses in West Papua to UN and support calls for self-determination. Kate Gething-Lewis and Andrew Butler report.

Filed in: West Papua

Bikini was just the beginning, bombs still threaten the islanders

John Pilger visits the Marshall Islands and its bomb survivors, still blighted by US nuclear weapons.

Filed in: Marshall Islands United States

The Nauru Files: It’s time to close Australia’s abusive detention regime

When faced with overwhelming evidence of systemic abuse, the country’s prime minister shifted responsibility, writes Mark Isaacs.

Filed in: Australia Human Rights Refugees

When petitions and protests aren’t enough: what next?

Andrea Needham, who 20 years ago was arrested for disarming weapons bound for Indonesia, argues for bold action for peace and justice.

Filed in: Arms Conflict Indonesia Military Peace Timor-Leste

Australia: a nice, friendly, sunny place?

There are many myths about the country that just don’t hold up, writes Stephen Langford.

Filed in: Australia Human Rights Migration

Worse than fiction: discrimination against women

Too often our legal system privileges the status quo instead of protecting the vulnerable, writes Brian Loffler.

Filed in: Australia Women

Those who couldn’t be there

Thousands attended the World Social Forum in Tunis last month. But, says Giedre Steikunaite, we mustn’t forget the absent, the missing, the disappeared.

Filed in: Australia Children Human Rights Mexico Migration Western Sahara

We need to stand with small island states

Climate change rocks small island states, writes Hannah Fair.

Filed in: Climate Change Maldives Vanuatu

The Morning Star will rise all over the world

Clare Harding on global solidarity with Indonesian-occupied West Papua to mark its independence day.

Filed in: Human Rights Indonesia West Papua

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