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Public Servants Bearing Witness Vol. 3

Public Servants BEARING WITNESS serves as a supplement to mainstream news’ output. P.S. BEARING WITNESS was created to help maintain an informed public by covering the major international stories mainstream media h ...

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West Papua Tribal Leader Tells World About Injustice in Homeland

Tribal Leader Benny Wenda is on a mission around the Caribbean to sensitize the region about the modern day colonialism in the country of West Papua, a province of Indonesia covering the western peninsula of the isla ...

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The Trials of Henry Kissinger

The film focuses on Henry Kissinger and his role in America’s secret bombing of Cambodia in 1969, the approval of Indonesia’s genocidal assault on East Timor in 1975, the assassination of a Chilean general in 197 ...

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Indigenous Activists Battle Governments in Latin America

Indigenous activists in Bolivia and other Latin American countries who take to the streets to protest the exploitation of their ancestral homelands face repressive measures and charges of terrorism. ...

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Vote Rio Tinto for Greenwash Gold 2012

Rio Tinto is bad news for many communities around the world. Its operations have failed to provide adequate protection of public health, the environment, workers and human rights. It is a scandal that it should be pr ...

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Occupy PNG Takes On Government (And Wins!)

In another example of the power of popular resistance, Papua New Guineans this week appear to have successfully stopped the government from delaying elections and implementing a controversial Judicial Conduct Law tha ...

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The Revolution Business

Democratic change has been demanded across the Middle East. But was what seems like a spontaneous revolution actually a strategically planned event, fabricated by 'revolution consultants' long in advance? ...

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West Papua and the vote of no choice!

“We have gone beyond individual and family egoism, and we are beyond the borders of national egoism. The day will come when these things I’m talking to you about have to be the prevailing feeling in every human f ...

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The Political Economy Of Healthcare in Papua New Guinea

Exciting opportunities present themselves, with the prospect of the arrival of Cuban doctors on Papua New Guinea soil. In terms of Healthcare, there has to be a shift towards Social Medicine. Communities need a great ...

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Brazil will treat its indigenous peoples like Australia treated the Aboriginals

In the same interview, regarding the impacts of the planned Belo Monte dam on tribal people in the Amazon, Trennepohl stated that his role was not to look after the environment, rather to ‘minimize the impacts.’ ...

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Vanuatu Becomes 5th Country to Recognize Georgia’s Rebel Abkhazia Region

"Vanuatu has taken a very brave step and we are very grateful... It is very meaningful. They were not afraid of provoking a negative reaction from western Europe and the United States." ...

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The ‘Real’ Princes of Persia

The uprisings popularly called the 'Arab Spring' have seen regional power in the middle east wrestled away from pro-American Regimes ...

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The Betrayal of West Papua and the Ongoing Cultural Genocide Part 1/2

‘The reality is grim…’ reads an newly de-classified cable to the Department of State, ‘Now there is no freedom of speech, no freedom of movement, and forceful oppression is the rule ’... ...

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Peru: Wikileaks Cables Reveal the Pro-Mining/Anti-Indigenous Sentiment of the US

The US Embassy in Lima expresses fear that Indigenous people may once again govern Peru. ...

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