Analysis

Caitlin Johnstone: Getting Gaza right is the absolute bare minimum requirement

COMMENTARY: By Caitlin Johnstone Gaza is simpler than Iraq. Iraq was simpler than Yemen. Yemen was simpler than Libya. Libya was simpler than Ukraine. Ukraine is simpler than Syria. Gaza is...

Open letter: On NZ news media and ‘faceless, nameless’ Palestinians

Pacific Media Watch This unpublished “heartfelt” letter sent to The Press this week criticising its April 6 editorial about...

French security forces in Nouméa ahead of two opposing political marches

By Patrick Decloitre Security forces reinforcements were sent from France ahead of two rival marches in the capital Nouméa...

Indonesian military’s crimes in West Papua and the democratic solution

By Sharon Muller On Friday, March 22, a video circulated of TNI (Indonesian military) soldiers torturing a civilian in...

It is time to de-demonise Hamas – the intifada will go on until justice

ANALYSIS: By Eugene Doyle Who would not condemn the Hamas attack of 7 October 2023 when hundreds of...

The Jakarta Post: Stop fighting fire with fire in Papua – it only leads to a bigger fire

EDITORIAL: The Jakarta Post It happens again and again; indigenous Papuans fall victim to Indonesian soldiers. This time, we have photographic evidence for the brutality, with...

West Papuan wounds of suffering – diplomatic pressure on Indonesia needed urgently

COMMENTARY: By Ronny Kareni Recent videos depicting the barbaric torture of an indigenous Papuan man by Indonesian soldiers have opened the wounds of West Papua’s...

Censorship over Gaza is a crucial complement of genocide

ANALYSIS: By Somdeep Sen Last month on the BBC’s flagship news programme, Newsnight, author and journalist Howard Eric Jacobson complained that Britain’s public broadcaster had...

Christchurch attacks 5 years on: terrorist’s online history gives clues to preventing future atrocities

ANALYSIS: By Chris Wilson, Ethan Renner, Jack Smylie, and Michal Dziwulski As our research has previously revealed, the man who attacked two mosques in Christchurch...

‘Who is the superpower? The US or Israel?’ Al Jazeera on the absurdity of airdrops in Gaza

Pacific Media Watch The United States’ airdrops of aid into Gaza are a textbook case of cognitive dissonance on the part of the US administration...

Question for PNG foreign minister Tkatchenko – what does the defence pact mean for West Papua?

ANALYSIS: By Ali Mirin Papua New Guinea and Indonesia have formally ratified a defence agreement a decade after its initial signing. PNG’s Foreign Minister Justin Tkatchenko...