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Federal, State Govt Fails to Protect Indigenous Land Rights of Temiar Community

Federal, State Govt Fails to Protect Indigenous Land Rights of Temiar Community

In early August 2018, a plantation company destroyed a six-month-old blockade set up by an indigenous Orang Asli community in the Malaysian state of Kelantan. According to a news report, Jaringan Kampung Orang Asli ...

Divine Justice

Divine Justice

The art humanizes an aspect that humanity looks up to; justice. The 6-arm humanoid is a personification of this divine aspect with each hands representing something about justice, love, humanity. The man, is he the v ...

Cambodia: Aren’t We All Potential Refugees

Cambodia: Aren’t We All Potential Refugees

Last week, there was finally some small measure of justice for the 2 million people killed by the Khmer Rouge and for the entire nation of Cambodia. For the first time, 2 top leaders of that vicious regime were held ...

The Biak Massacre Citizens Tribunal

The Biak Massacre Citizens Tribunal

On July 6th, 1998, shortly after the anniversary of the West Papuan declaration of independence, a Massacre took place in the city of Biak, West Papua. To this day, none of those involved in the mass-murder have been ...

Aung San Suu Kyi: From Icon to Political Player

Aung San Suu Kyi: From Icon to Political Player

The woman who was once the world's most famous political prisoner is now wearing the less glamorous mantle of a mere politician. In reality, the (in)famous Burmese politician does no justice for anyone. A slaughtered ...

#IdleNoMore fighting for indigenous sovereignty in Canada

#IdleNoMore fighting for indigenous sovereignty in Canada

Idle No More calls on all people to join in a revolution which honors and fulfills Indigenous sovereignty which protects the land and water. Colonization continues through attacks to Indigenous rights and damage to t ...

International Criminal Court, Justice and Inaction

International Criminal Court, Justice and Inaction

Is Justice hidden within the walls of the International Criminal Court? Or perhaps still firmly wrapped in the mysteries of the laws of ICC? I wonder with some annoying frustration, as I write this, how screwed the e ...

The Trials of Henry Kissinger
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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 ...

Mako Tabuni’s killers must be brought to justice

Mako Tabuni’s killers must be brought to justice

According to the Network for Law Enforcement and Human Rights in the central highlands, JAPHPT, the Criminal Code requires that those who were responsible for shooting Mako Tabuni should be brought to justice. ...

Africa: Kony’s LRA and Boko Haram Lose Top Generals To Capture

Africa: Kony’s LRA and Boko Haram Lose Top Generals To Capture

It has been a bad week for two of Africa’s most notorious militias – and a good one for justice. On Saturday, US-backed Ugandan troops detained senior Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander Caesar Achellam in t ...

KNPB: We Never Seek Justice from the Republic of Indonesia

KNPB: We Never Seek Justice from the Republic of Indonesia

Following the death of a sympathizer of the KNPB , the deputy chairman of the organization Mako Tabuni said that such a thing is part of the risk of the KNPB’s struggle for a referendum. He said: “We do not regar ...

Indonesia and Australia: The Illegitimate States of the Asia Pacific Region

Indonesia and Australia: The Illegitimate States of the Asia Pacific Region

The notion of self-determination as a universal principle, whether viewed through a political, moral, or legal lens, has been and continues to be imprecise and in dire need of further clarification. U.S. president Wo ...

Rwanda, Unsafe to Speak Out
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Rwanda, Unsafe to Speak Out

If there’s one person in the world that Kagame fears today, it is Victoire Ingabire - the Rwandan Aung San Suu Kyi ...

Cablegate: U.S. Disdain for West Papua Undiminished

Cablegate: U.S. Disdain for West Papua Undiminished

This disgraceful cable from the U.S. embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, is something I truly hoped I would not see. ...

Ukraine: Ex-President Charged with Journalist’s Murder

Ukraine: Ex-President Charged with Journalist’s Murder

Former President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma charged with 2000 murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze. ...

Herman Wainggai’s story on Australian TV
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Herman Wainggai’s story on Australian TV

Herman Wainggai is the nephew of the West Papuan independence leader Dr. Thomas Wainggai, who died 14 years ago in a Jakarta prison while serving a life term for raising the West Papuan flag. ...