In Papua they say that ‘all men are birds’, meaning that everybody sings and is close to nature…
The following years of Indonesian occupation and violent subjection of the Timorese people were accompanied by a narrative of denial by the Australian government, aimed at protecting the Suharto regime from scrutiny and allowing the regime to continue its repression of East Timor largely unimpeded.
For Israel, the Palestinians have long since ceased being of any interest, let alone an existential threat. So what is really on Netanyahu's mind, and what are he and Turnbull really discussing?
The runner-up in Arena Magazine’s inaugural award for Best Short Story with a Political Edge, part of the 2014 Scarlet Stiletto Awards
Indonesia, Australia and Edward Snowden By Richard Tanter
Anyone who emerges as a leader of the West Papuan people is setting out on a dangerous path
21st Century colonialism flourishes in West Papua writes Edmund McWilliam
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