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Timor’s Oil

The final piece in Timor’s struggle for independence remains elusive thanks to Australia’s bullying and greed when it comes to oil and gas, writes the Timor Sea Justice Campaign’s Tom Clarke.

The world adopts an Arms Trade Treaty, but will it work?

Armed violence kills more than half a million people each year, small arms being responsible for a great proportion of these deaths. As Stephanie Koorey recently noted in Inside Story, while small arms and other conventional weapons do not cause wars, they do contribute to the “outbreak, intensity and duration of conflict”. As a consequence, […]