Politics

Israel and its allies are repurposing the goals and lies of 1948 – in Gaza in 2023

ANALYSIS: By Jonathan Cook Israel is openly carrying out ethnic cleansing in Gaza. Yet, just as happened with the first Nakba in 1948, Israel’s lies and deceptions dominate the West’s...

Why West Papuans are raising a banned independence flag across Australia, NZ and the Pacific

BACKGROUNDER: By Stefan Armbruster On 1 December each year, in cities across Australia and New Zealand, a small group...

Nine editors double down in ‘tense’ war on Gaza editorial ban meeting

By Cam Wilson in Sydney A senior Nine staff journalist has resigned and readers are angrily cancelling their newspaper...

IFJ condemns deputy PM’s comments as threat to NZ press freedom

Pacific Media Watch Journalists and media workers have criticised comments made by Aotearoa New Zealand’s newly-elected Deputy Prime Minister...

Since the war on Gaza began, violence against Palestinians has surged in the West Bank

ANALYSIS: By Tristan Dunning and Martin Kear While the world remains fixated on the devastating October 7 Hamas attacks...

Israel and its allies are repurposing the goals and lies of 1948 – in Gaza in 2023

ANALYSIS: By Jonathan Cook Israel is openly carrying out ethnic cleansing in Gaza. Yet, just as happened with the first Nakba in 1948, Israel’s lies...

Why West Papuans are raising a banned independence flag across Australia, NZ and the Pacific

BACKGROUNDER: By Stefan Armbruster On 1 December each year, in cities across Australia and New Zealand, a small group of West Papuan immigrants and refugees...

Nine editors double down in ‘tense’ war on Gaza editorial ban meeting

By Cam Wilson in Sydney A senior Nine staff journalist has resigned and readers are angrily cancelling their newspaper subscriptions as Sydney Morning Herald and...

IFJ condemns deputy PM’s comments as threat to NZ press freedom

Pacific Media Watch Journalists and media workers have criticised comments made by Aotearoa New Zealand’s newly-elected Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters — who claimed that...

Since the war on Gaza began, violence against Palestinians has surged in the West Bank

ANALYSIS: By Tristan Dunning and Martin Kear While the world remains fixated on the devastating October 7 Hamas attacks and the subsequent Israeli attacks on...

Peters has track record but NZ aid policy still hard to figure out

ANALYSIS: By Terence Wood In the wake of New Zealand’s recent election, and subsequent coalition negotiations, Winston Peters has emerged as New Zealand’s Foreign Minister...