Reviews

Peace doesn’t come by trying to bludgeon the Middle East into accepting the Gaza genocide

COMMENTARY: By Caitlin Johnstone The United States has carried out another air raid on Yemen, with targets reportedly including the international airport in the capital city of Sanaa. This comes...

‘Uphold right to life’ says watchdog in aftermath of deadly PNG unrest

By Caleb Fotheringham Amnesty International is calling on Papua New Guinea authorities to protect human rights in response to...

Israel’s ‘illogical’ legal defence off to weak start, says analyst Bishara

Pacific Media Watch Al Jazeera’s senior political analyst Marwan Bishara says Israel’s legal team “started off weak” but made...

After 3 months of devastation in the Israel-Hamas war, is anyone ‘winning’?

ANALYSIS: By Ian Parmeter The 19th century German war strategist and field marshal Helmuth von Moltke famously coined the...

South Africa’s genocide case against Israel over Gaza ‘chilling’ in detail

Asia Pacific Report South Africa has accused Israel of “genocidal intent” over its war on the besieged enclave Gaza...

Behind the war on Gaza – how Israel profits globally from repression

REVIEW: By David Robie Just months before the outbreak of the genocidal Israeli war on Gaza after the deadly assault on southern Israel by Hamas...

Iconic peace researcher Owen Wilkes exposed global covert military activity and inspired NZ’s nuclear-free status

REVIEW:  By Ken Mansell The recent publication of a book of essays honouring the life of legendary New Zealand peace researcher and activist Owen Wilkes...

Peter Lusk: Reflections on my mahi with peace researcher Owen Wilkes

The Owen Wilkes book Peacemonger, edited by May Bass and Mark Derby, was due to be launched in Wellington today after earlier launches in...

Owen Wilkes, the intellect behind New Zealand’s anti-nuclear stance

A new book about one of New Zealand’s foremost peace activists offers insight into Owen Wilkes, the man described as the intellect behind New...

The Doctrine of ‘Discovery’, Te Moana and the people’s fight for climate crisis action

Reviewed by Dr David Robie As the editor, American-Kiwi anarchist, dissident and activist Valerie Morse notes in the preface to Peace Action, this practical treatise...

Coups, globalisation and Fiji’s reset structures of ‘democracy’

REVIEWS: David Robie, editor of Pacific Journalism Review When Commodore (now rear admiral retired and an elected prime minister) Voreqe Bainimarama staged Fiji’s fourth “coup...