by Mary Kostakidis
So the Australian government has shot itself in the foot while aiming at David Hicks. It would be funny if it weren't so appalling.
The withdrawal of the dubious literary proceeds of crime action against Hicks raises questions the
Morgan Tsvangirai a “hero”, Sekai Holland a “heroine”:
optimism about Zimbabwe
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s support for Morgan Tsvangirai, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, and Mr Tsvangiriai’s unwavering commitment to reconciliation for his people are optimistic signs for the future Zimbabwe.
The Sydney Peace Prize Jury has put out a final call for nominations for the 2013 Sydney Peace Prize.
The Sydney Peace Foundation accepts nominations in writing or email. Nominations should be accompanied by a short statement explaining the merit of
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
Jake Lynch recently travelled to Mexico to make a documentary about how the country's big media outlets report conflict. Watch the film and read about Mexico's unique media landscape, here.
Imagine democracy being suborned by a corporate takeover, with a business-friendly political
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
The results of the 2012 Global Peace Index (GPI) were released on June 12th. The 2012 Global Peace Index is the sixth edition of the world’s leading study on global levels of peacefulness. This year Australia ranked the 22nd most
By Professor Stuart Rees, Founder of the Sydney Peace Foundation
There are a few days left to appeal the British High Court's five to two ruling that Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden to be interviewed about alleged sexual assault.
The Sydney Peace Foundation supports the recent recommendations of a senior UN official that the Australian Government refer its proposals – the Stronger Futures Bill – for an extension of the federal intervention into Northern Territory Aboriginal lands to a