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Issue #1991

The UN must end sanctions against the DPRK

On 29th October 2021, China and Russia circulated a draft resolution to fifteen council members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), to ease sanctions on the DPRK.

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Issue #1976

Mother Teresa and the politics of postage stamps

On the 12th of August 2021, the United Nations (UN) issued a postage stamp bearing a photo of Saint Mother Teresa for use at the UN Postal Administration (UNPA) at the UN headquarters in New York City.

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Issue #1970

New international coalition seeks to further UN charter principles

Seventeen countries joined together to launch their initiative, forming the Group of friends in defence of the Charter of the United Nations.

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Chinese temple Issue #2015

China’s principled position on the war in Ukraine

Respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all states has been the express foundation of China’s response to the war in Ukraine. On that...

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Issue #1964

Venezuela, Russia and China: the route to a multipolar world

The current global order is experiencing tension caused in the main by US-backed imperial power.

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Issue #1968

Punish police prejudice, United Nations urges world

The United Nations has called for an end to impunity for police who violate the human rights of black people in a landmark race report.

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Issue #2002

West Papuans escalate their fight for justice

In 1962 the “New York Agreement” signed at the United Nations led to the notorious Act of Free Choice that took place in West Papua...

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Issue #2011


A historical perspective brings into sharper focus US imperialism’s strategies in the Asia-Pacific since WW2. The victory over fascism – German Nazism and Japanese militarism,...

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Issue #2012

Australia “opposes” US statement on UN report into human rights abuses in Israel and Palestine

Australia has refused to sign a statement, alongside over twenty other countries, released by the US regarding an inquiry into human rights violations in Palestine...

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Issue #2017

Scomo’s contempt of government explains why Australia was so poorly managed

It is unfathomable to think that a man who was Prime Minister no less than three months ago has so thoroughly dismissed the institution he...

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