Posted in Australia-Oceania France Global Village New Caledonia

Indigenous Kanak separatists boycott New Caledonia independence vote, 96% of those who voted chose to remain part of France

[AP News] “Voters in the French island territory of New Caledonia chose overwhelmingly Sunday to stay part of France, in…

Posted in Australia Austria Belarus Germany Global Village Greece Portugal UK USA

How lockdowns triggered death and economic devastation on a global scale while doing little to slow the spread of Covid-19

[The Grayzone] “Marketed as life-saving public health measures, lockdowns triggered death and economic devastation on a global scale while doing…

Posted in China Israel Solomon Islands Taiwan

Why was Israel’s flag flying at Solomon Islands riot

[Michael J Field] “Shortly before the Solomon Island’s capital Honiara was plunged into a new disaster of rioting and looting,…

Posted in Australia Chile USA

Finally revealed: Australia assisted CIA coup in ‘Chile’s 9/11’ that installed Pinochet’s murderous military junta

[Michael West Media] “On the eve of its 48th anniversary, documents just declassified by the Australian National Archives show the…

Posted in Australia USA

Former Australian PM Bob Hawke was a U.S. Informant and Stooge

[CounterPunch] “In June, a rather unremarkable revelation was made that [Australia’s longest serving Labor Prime Minister, Bob Hawke,] had been…

Posted in Australia USA

YouTube suspension of Murdoch’s Sky News Australia ‘disturbing’ assault on freedom of thought, no matter where you stand

[Sky News Australia] “The freedom to engage in debate and challenge conventional thinking and wisdoms were not always accepted as…

Posted in Australia

Prison Island: Australian Defence Force called in to help enforcing Sydney COVID-19 lockdown

[The Sydney Morning Herald] “The Australian Defence Force will assist with enforcement of Sydney’s lockdown following a formal request to…

Posted in Australia

Australia: Producer of political satire FriendlyJordies arrested by NSW terrorist squad, Facebook and Google censor related content

[Michael West Media] “Late last night the Facebook Page, ‘The Common Sense Brigade!’ set up by the FriendlyJordies team to…

Posted in Afghanistan Australia Canada UK USA

AOAV Report: 40% of civilian casualties from airstrikes in Afghanistan were children

[Action on Armed Violence] “Hundreds of children have been killed and hundreds more injured by US and Afghan airstrikes in…

Posted in Afghanistan Australia

War Crimes Inquiry Report: Australian special forces killed 39 unarmed Afghans

[REUTERS, The Guardian] “The inquiry into alleged war crimes by Australian special forces in Afghanistan has delivered its final report to the…

Posted in Australia East Timor

The Case of Australian Whistleblower Bernard Collaery

[Xenophon Davis] “Last week, there was a secret hearing in Canberra that you and I are not allowed to know…

Posted in Afghanistan Australia

Video: Australian SAS soldier shoots unarmed man at close range in Afghanistan

[ABC] “Extraordinary footage captured on the helmet camera of an Australian soldier in Afghanistan could result in charges of war…

Posted in Afghanistan Australia

Police raid Australian public broadcaster ABC over Afghanistan war crimes leaks

[The Independent] “Australian police have raided the offices of the national broadcaster over allegations it published classified material about possible war…

Posted in Afghanistan Australia

Whistleblower David McBride charged for exposing Australian war crimes, ‘not afraid to go to jail’

[The Guardian] “A former defence lawyer charged for blowing the whistle on alleged misconduct by Australian special forces in Afghanistan says he…

Posted in Afghanistan Australia

‘The Afghan Files’: Defence leak exposes war crimes by Australia’s special forces

[ABC] “Hundreds of pages of secret defence force documents leaked to the ABC give an unprecedented insight into the clandestine…

Posted in Afghanistan Australia

Admitted: Australian Troops Committed War Crimes in Afghanistan

[Countercurrents] “Kevin Frost, a special forces sergeant in the Australian Army, has done something unusual. He wishes, even demands, to…

Posted in Australia

Australia’s two-party system election campaigns: bashing Aborigines and refugees

[The Guardian] “The election campaign in Australia is being fought with the lives of men, women and children. Some drown, others…

Posted in Australia

Australia’s ‘stop the boats’ campaign, funded by public money, is targeting voters not asylum seekers

[Mumbrella] “Your average member of the public doesn’t know what a media agency does.” Agencies make careful calculations “about the most…

Posted in Australia

Race riots in Cronulla: PM John Howard says Australia is not racist

[The Sydney Morning Herald] “Racial tension turned to violence today as at least 5000 angry people converged on the beach…

Posted in France New Zealand

Revealed after 20 years: French president Mitterrand approved bombing of Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior, killing one

[The New York Times] “Twenty years ago, two French secret service frogmen attached mines to the hull of a ship…

Posted in Australia Cambodia China UK USA Vietnam

Complicity of US and UK – Nixon, Albright, Kissinger, Carter, Brzezinski, Reagan, Bush and Thatcher – in Khmer Rouge genocide in Cambodia that killed almost two million

[New Statesman] “On 17 April, it is 25 years since Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge entered Phnom Penh. In the calendar…