Archive | Articles by SPF Staff, Council & Community
10
Jul

Sri Lanka Today: Affidavit by Jake Lynch

“The situation in Sri Lanka today poses grave risks to human rights and human security. […] To return asylum seekers to these conditions is to expose them to grave risk of ill-treatment and death.” By Associate Professor Jake Lynch Director, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, The University of Sydney July 7, 2014 The situation in Sri Lanka today […]

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10
Dec

Memories of Mandela – A Life Well Lived

By Dr Wendy Lambourne The Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies and Sydney Peace Foundation remember and honour the life and contribution of Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, who died peacefully at his home on 5 December 2013. We join South Africans everywhere in celebrating the visionary yet humble man who displayed great […]

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10
Dec

The Prisoner Who Freed A Nation

By Stuart Rees Nelson Mandela has passed away and South Africa and the world are poorer. Stuart Rees, chair of the Sydney Peace Foundation, recalls the life of a great man and his own meeting with Madiba As the leader for a democratic South Africa and as an inspiration for civil rights activists around the […]

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13
Aug

Defending The Right To Dissent

Sydney Uni academic Jake Lynch has publicly backed the BDS movement – and copped a class action complaint. This is a politically motivated attempt to stifle criticism, writes Stuart Rees It may sound preposterous, but freedom of public debate and the voicing of dissent in Australia is being threatened by a law firm in another […]

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