17 August 2013, Sydney
Humanitarian doctor to receive 2013 Sydney Peace Prize
Dr Cynthia Maung, founder of the Mae Tao Clinic on the Thai-Burmese border, will be the recipient of the 2013 Sydney Peace Prize to be awarded in Sydney on
Refugees who are thankful for small mercies have a lot they can teach to those in a lucky country who might regard them as a threat to their well being, writes Professor Stuart Rees.
In spite of the Rudd resurrection, the
There appears to be a tension between economic interests and freedom of speech. We see it in the daily influence of corporations' ownership of the media. In early April, we saw it on our own home ground: the internationally renowned
Diplomacy should send a clear signal to Sri Lanka that it is on the wrong track. This year's CHOGM in Colombo should be cancelled, writes Jake Lynch.
Foreign Minister Bob Carr will head to London shortly for the Commonwealth Ministerial Action
John Howard's reflections on the war in Iraq have made news lately, with objections dismissed as anti-democratic. We need an inquiry into why Australia supported a disastrous and illegal invasion, writes Stuart Rees
Inside the Intercontinental Hotel on Tuesday 9 April,
obituary 6 Mar 2013
By Stuart Rees
The man who was to be awarded this year's Sydney Peace Prize died last week. Stephane Hessel inspired the Occupy movement and lived an exceptional life. Stuart Rees on what Hessel might have told Australians
In November 2011, the cognitive scientist, philosopher and political activist Noam Chomsky arrived in Australia to receive the Sydney Peace Prize. He delivered lectures and answered questions about economics, history, international relations, linguistics, philosophy, justice and much more: What is
Sekai Holland has played a pivotal role in Zimbabwe's long struggle with racism and instability, but few people realise what an impact she had on race relations in Australia, writes Meredith Burgmann.
By now most Australians know that Senator Sekai Holland
In Zimbabwe, can murder and terror ever be replaced by healing and reconciliation? Nikki Barrowclough meets Sekai Holland, the woman charged with the herculean task of bringing peace to her homeland.
Late one afternoon, Sekai Holland is in the back seat
The Sydney Peace Foundation is extremely proud to announce that this coming Tuesday, 2nd October, SBS's Dateline will feature the incredible and inspiring story of the 2012 Sydney Peace Prize Recipient, Zimbabwean Senator Sekai Holland.
In May 2012, Dateline's Walkley award-winning journalist,