Burma's most famous medical doctor, Dr Cynthia Maung, travelled to Australia to receive the 2013 Sydney Peace Prize and tell her story in the first week of November. Thousands of Australians listened to Dr Cynthia Maung speak about the important
With AusAID withdrawing its funding from a clinic serving Burmese refugees, where will they go now to get the treatment they need? PhD scholar at the Menzies Centre for Health Policy at ANU College of Asia & the Pacific Belinda
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
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,
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,
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