Piergiorgio Moro

Podcast
Sep 25, 2019
The Christmas Island concentration camp. Image: Wikimedia

Refugee Tamil family battles government repression

Asia Pacific Currents
The Australian government is one of the leaders in anti-asylum seekers and refugee policies. The latest battle is over a Tamil family detained in an offshore prison camp on Christmas Island.
Podcast
Sep 11, 2019
Workers in Taiwan. Image: Malcolm Koo/Wikimedia Commons

Workers regionally meet up in Taiwan

Asia Pacific Currents
Labor Notes is a U.S.-based labour organization. In August it held a regional conference in Taiwan bringing together workers from around the region.
Podcast
Sep 4, 2019
Kashmir Security Patrol. Image: La Priz/Flickr

Kashmir under siege from Indian government

Asia Pacific Currents
The recent crackdown in Kashmir will have far-reaching consequences and are more related to India's internal politics than its rivalry with Pakistan.
Podcast
Jul 17, 2019
Image: Wikimedia - Yemen civil war detailed map (August 2015)

The ongoing war in Yemen explained

Asia Pacific Currents
Kamillia el-Eriani, a Melbourne-based professor of sociology and politics, talks to Jiselle Hanna about the dynamics and deep roots of the conflict in Yemen.
Podcast
Jul 3, 2019
Image: Flickr/Al Jazeera/Political Party Stoles on Display

Workers bracing for tough times after Indian election

Asia Pacific Currents
The far-right Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headed by Narendra Modi won the recent general elections in India. This will have serious ramifications for workers in the coming years.
Podcast
Jun 26, 2019
Demonstration against proposed extradition bill, Hong Kong, June 2019. Image: etan liam/Flickr

Massive protests shake up politics in Hong Kong

Asia Pacific Currents
The question of the relationship between Hong Kong and the Chinese government is not clear and a proposed extradition bill saw the biggest demonstration ever in Hong Kong.

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