asia & pacific
Mass Student Protests Planned Against Australia Training Myanmar's Military
The Turnbull Government will spend $400,000 on the Tatmadaw, which has been accused of ethnic cleansing against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority.
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Indonesia's Alleged Human Rights Abuse in West Papua Is Getting International Attention
Allegations of "extrajudicial executions, fatal shootings of peaceful demonstrators, and persistent violence against Papuan women" were raised at the UN this week.
There’s Never Been a Harder Time to Be Gay in Indonesia
A gay panic that started with LGBTQI emojis has escalated to a full on government crackdown.
Indonesia Has Declared War on 'Gay Friendly' Emojis
It's only one aspect of the country's entrenched homophobia.
New Edward Snowden Documents Call Out New Zealand for Spying On its South Pacific Neighbours
They Allege New Zealand is collecting email, phone, and social media communications and sharing it with the NSA.