Some 60,000 people have been displaced by fighting between Papuan separatists and the Indonesian military in Nduga Regency. One group of refugees are stranded far from home, without jobs, schools, quality healthcare or any sign of the conflict’s end.
Pragmatism is a common claim made by politicians but is a vague term used to justify all sorts of means to an end. What are we willing to accept or overlook in order to reach our goals?
What are human rights, and why do we need them to live together? Who do they apply to? This comic by Xiao Ming Tang takes a closer look at the issue.
Voter secrecy ensures that individuals can cast their votes without fear or favour—key to ensuring free, fair and competitive elections in democracies.
In August 2018, Febriana Firdaus (via skype) and Thum Ping Tjin sat down with Benny Wenda to interview him about his life, his people’s struggle for freedom, the Free West Papua Movement, and his hopes for the future.
How deadly is COVID-19? What happens if it can’t be contained? Baffled Bunny talks to Doctor Duck and his cousin, Data Duck.
Different political parties or factions represent different political interests that exist in a society. But partisanship becomes a problem when the interests of the party overrides the collective good of society.
The story of Benny Wenda, a Papuan activist living in exile in Oxford, and how his own childhood experiences led him to where he is today.
Now in exile, activist Benny Wenda leads the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, advocating for the independence of a homeland half a world away.
The novel coronavirus is grabbing headlines around the world now, but how worried should we be about it? Baffled Bunny and Curious Cat consult Doctor Duck.