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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’

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  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…