A rot has developed in the Palestinian aid debate and it's hurting everyday people.
Duterte’s war on drugs has become, like in every other nation where a drugs war is waged, an onslaught against the poor.
Palestinians remain under an Israeli regime of house demolitions, ever-expanding illegal settlements and strict controls over daily life, writes freelance journalist Antony Loewenstein.
Should public housing be privately managed? And if so, should Serco, infamous for its role in offshore detention centres, be the one doing the managing?
Apart from the escalating rate of civilian deaths, from Taliban and Western forces, the rise of private security armies has defined the war, resulting in numerous contractor crimes against Afghan civilians.
The reality away from corporate spin is a simmering conflict.
Bougainvilleans may have won the war but the peace has left years of inertia, and a province desperately needing rehabilitation.
The isolation of the Christmas Island detention centre is the key to soaring mental health problems of staff and detainees. Crikey took the long flight to inspect the facility.