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Bahraini Forces Fire on Demonstrators

  Reports have emerged that Bahraini security forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse anti-government protesters demonstrating for greater rights. According to witnesses, hundreds of protesters took to the streets of predominantly Shi’ite villages around Manama, but no…

West Papua’s ‘Arab Spring’

  It was not in the headlines, but our neighbourhood has had its own ‘Arab Spring’. The Melanesian people of Indonesian-controlled West Papua, have shown the same determination to pursue non-violent struggle as their counterparts in Egypt and Syria. A…