To commemorate Human Rights Day on 10 December 2020, the role of music as a right, and as an expression, is celebrated, writes West Papuan musician and activist Ronny Kareni.
Patrick Mullins’ latest is the first full account of the publishing industry players that helped bring the end of literary censorship in Australia
In 2019, a leaderless protest movement may have changed Hong Kong forever. Antony Dapiran’s latest provides a detailed analysis of the movement and the city
In Funny Weather, critic Olivia Laing makes a case for why art matters in these dark times, and questions the state of critical culture.
Hong Kong’s new National Security Law must be understood as a transnational, as well as a local mechanism for repression.
To protest or not to protest, what is deemed essential when we can’t afford to wait for change?
India’s Hindu nationalist government has put in place two pieces of legislation that could lead to the biggest crisis of citizenship since World War II.
We have decades of evidence that spells out what governments must do to save blak lives, so how do we use it?
“It is not enough to hear about justice, justice must be done,” writes Alison Whittaker in this piece for The Conversation.
Through the eyes of five remarkable women, Clare Wright explores the battle for women’s votes. Wright reestablishes these forgotten suffragettes and ensures that history will remember their inspiring example.
Bänoo Zan’s poem was written in the aftermath of countrywide protests against the sudden steep rise of fuel prices in Iran on November 15. Authorities shut down the Internet of the whole country and embarked on a horrific killing spree. Amnesty International has so far verified 208 deaths in less than a week.