“The most friendless people in the world”: We need to act for the Rohingya now

There has been a little more media coverage than usual of the Rohingya people in Myanmar as over 120,000 have recently poured over the border into Bangladesh as refugees and claims of ethnic cleansing and genocide within Myanmar have to come to light. The recent crackdowns and expulsions occurred after Rohingya militants attacked police station… Read More “The most friendless people in the world”: We need to act for the Rohingya now

Where the bloody hell are ya!? Evictions of aboriginal communities and the silence of Māori living in Australia

In September 2011, the 10 remaining residents of Oombulgurri were forcibly evicted. They had just two days notice and were allowed only one box of belongings each. They had to leave behind cars, whiteware, tools and other personal possessions. They had protested up to the last. They had protested when  the government closed the shop,… Read More Where the bloody hell are ya!? Evictions of aboriginal communities and the silence of Māori living in Australia