Society

While Europe was engaged inexpansionist wars, in the once lush, tropical Borneo, people who belonged to the ancient local cultures, used to decide things communally, by consensus, or should we use the Western term, “democratically”.

The following article from Australia is a sharp rebuke of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm B. Turnbull by an Aborigine candidate of the Australian Senate that rightly criticizes his government for doing nothing to stop the torture and widespread abuse of

Carmel Budiardjo shares her personal experience in the aftermath of 1965 and comments on the influences that led her to create TAPOL.

One year ago today, Indonesia’s National Commission on Human Rights, Komnas HAM, published a landmark report on its …

The public suicides of both Gajendra and Lee were calls for society to wake up to the structural violence enacted against small farmers through policies of industrial agriculture and corporate-led trade liberalization.
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China Turns Tables on “US-Backed Agitators” in Hong Kong By , October 30, 2015
Thousands of Farmers in India Rise up Against Monsanto: Biotech Giant Known for Causing Suicides By , May 28, 2015
Diary from Kathmandu: Demolition Dilemmas across Nepal By , May 27, 2015
Protests in Japan Denounce US Military Presence By , May 27, 2015
Diary from Kathmandu: Schoolboy Looks to Nepal’s Army with New Pride. “Our Army Rescues the People” By , May 19, 2015
Myanmar and the Rohingyas: Stop the Persecution; End the Exodus By , May 17, 2015
Diary from Kathmandu. “Ferrying Relief to Hard-hit Villages” By , May 16, 2015
Challenging India’s Neoliberal Agenda: Greenpeace India Faces Imminent Shutdown By , May 05, 2015
Asia’s Agrarian Reform in Reverse: Laws Taking Land Out of Small Farmers’ Hands By , April 30, 2015
The Greatest Danger in the World. America’s Vietnam War is Not Over… By , April 30, 2015
The Global Crisis: Food, Water and Fuel. Three Fundamental Necessities of Life in Jeopardy By , April 28, 2015
India: Demanding Full Rehabilitation Narmada Valley Adivasi Oustees Stage Sit In By , April 20, 2015
Pollutants From Australia’s Adani Coal Mine Will Eventually Kill About 0.5 Million Indians By , April 20, 2015