Thirty-three years on from the Santa Cruz massacre, the trauma of Indonesia's occupation of Timor-Leste remains, reports Leo Earle.
Human rights abuses
West Papuan advicates suspect that Indonesian security forces are behind the shootings of five Papuan youths, aged between 15 and 18 years old, in the Yahukimo Regency in the highlands of Indonesian-occupied West Papua, reports Susan Price.
Joviana Guterres works for justice and rights for women victims of past violations of human rights in Timor Leste. She spoke to Green Left’s Coral Wynter and Jim McIlroy during their recent visit to the capital, Dili.
The rebranding of Saudi Arabia's blood-stained image using sports has been spearheaded by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, palace coup plotter and figure behind the butchering of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, writes Binoy Kampmark.
The armed conflict in West Papua’s central highlands continues to deteriorate, costing the lives of innocent civilians, writes Human Rights and Peace for Papua.
British human rights organisation TAPOL, in collaboration with Indonesian human rights lawyer Veronica Koman, have just published an extensive report on the 2019 West Papua Uprising, writes Susan Price.
Two Kurdish farmers remain in hospital after suffering horrific injuries when they were tortured and thrown from a helicopter in Turkey’s south-eastern province of Van, writes Steve Sweeney.
August marked one year since the racist attacks on West Papuan students in Surabaya sparked a new uprising. Green Left spoke to Indonesian human rights lawyer Veronica Koman about the escalating conflict in West Papua and prospects for independence.
This week marks the 100th day of hunger strikes by Mapuche spiritual leader Celestino Córdova and 27 other Mapuche imprisoned by the Chilean state for protesting their removal from their land and community, writes Pedro Alvarez.
Adriana Rivas served in the Chilean intelligence agency under dictator Augusto Pinochet. This month, an Australian court will decide whether she will be extradited to Chile, writes Rodrigo Acuña.
After ripping up Australia's commitment to the 1951 Refugee Convention on several occasions in the past, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on October 30 that the Australian government intends to do so again.
In the latest iteration, the government is threatening to formally prevent any refugee who arrives by boat from ever getting an Australian visa. This would include short-term tourist and business visas, let alone the permanent protection envisioned by the Refugee Convention.