Tickets are now on sale for the Sydney Peace Prize 2012 events
This year, the Sydney Peace Prize will be awarded to Senator Sekai Holland, Co Minister for Reconciliation Healing and Integration in the Cabinet of President Robert Mugabe and Prime
By Lucy Fiske, Curtin University
Last week Australia’s politicians determined to “do something” to stop people risking their lives at sea on asylum boats headed for Australia.
The government wanted a bill from independent MP Rob Oakeshott to pass because its ministers
When Mexicans go to the polls this Sunday they'll be voting to end drug-related violence, corruption and poverty. Jake Lynch spoke to local activists about the inequality at the heart of Mexico's problems.
It was billed as a triumph of law
Being forced to take extraordinary measures by seeking political asylum in Ecuador shows just what a desperate situation Julian Assange has found himself in. Faced with the very real prospect of extradition to the US, once he fronts up in
By Professor Stuart Rees, in the Sydney Morning Herald's Letters to the Editor:
The prospect of US charges against Julian Assange will be a test of the Australian government's courage in standing up to big brother America, thereby showing its independence
WikiLeaks's latest release of confidential emails obtained from the US private intelligence firm Stratfor indicate the US Department of Justice has issued a secret, sealed indictment against Julian Assange. While the Department of Justice has refused to confirm the existence
By Dr Ken MacNab.
Weasel words have invaded the world, with pernicious consequences. The purpose of weasel words (from the belief that weasels suck the yolk from bird's eggs, leaving an empty shell) is to deprive a word or phrase of
On Thursday 3rd November, Australia's Father of Reconciliation and 2008 Recipient of the Sydney Peace Prize, Patrick Dodson, presented Prof Noam Chomsky with the Sydney Peace Prize at a Gala Dinner in the beautiful surrounds of the MacLaurin Hall, the
Below is an archive of print media coverage of the 2011 Sydney Peace Prize. It spans the announcement of the recipient in June 2011, through to the awarding of the prize in November 2011. Footage of the 2011 Sydney Peace Prize Award