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Philippines elections Marcos family returns to power in the Philippines

Bongbong Marcos and running mate Sara Duterte were elected in the Philippines with a landslide amid allegations of electoral fraud and violence

China-Solomon Islands deal US and Pacific allies panic over Solomon Islands-China security deal

The security cooperation deal signed between the two governments came in the backdrop of anti-Chinese violence and riots precipitating in a political crisis on the island nation in November last year

British court sanctions extradition of Julian Assange

The Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London passed the order sanctioning Julian Assange’s extradition to the US. The final decision will now be made by Home Secretary Priti Patel of the ruling Conservative government

Wet’suwet’en protesters face surveillance and harassment on Indigenous lands

Traditional leaders and organizers of the Wet’suwet’en movement against Coastal GasLink have pointed out constant police incursions since March and heavy surveillance of protest sites

Over a century after being introduced, US Congress passes anti-lynching bill

The bill is the first piece federal legislation to pass both houses of the US Congress in nearly 122 years of efforts by progressive lawmakers and civil rights activists to outlaw lynching

New Zealand health workers strike New Zealand government under pressure as health workers prepare for massive strikes

Over 10,000 allied health workers from over 70 different vocation groups are preparing to strike after more than a year of “fruitless” contract negotiations

Australia aged care crisis Australia’s aged-care crisis spirals out of control, healthcare unions blame government

Close to 650 deaths have been reported from Australia’s aged-care centers since the beginning of this year. Staffing shortage is believed to be the primary cause of the current crisis

Julian Assange extradition Julian Assange nominated for Nobel Peace Prize as calls for his release grow louder

The Wikileaks founder who has spent more than 1,000 days in a British prison fighting extradition to the United States, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for the third time

Julian Assange case: 4 things that the media doesn’t tell you

As a US extradition looms over Julian Assange and the Wikileaks founder continues to remain in prison without charge, we compile a list of the most important facets of his case that mainstream media often overlooked

Wet’suwet’en water protectors vow to continue struggle after announcing strategic retreat

In the face of another crackdown by the RCMP, anti-pipeline Wet’suwet’en protesters have retreated from Coyote Camp

Indigenous group intensifies opposition to dam project in north Philippines

The Isnag tribe in the Apayao province have declared senior officials of a national agency on Indigenous affairs as persona non grata on their ancestral lands, as the dispute over a major hydel power project intensifies

Wet’suwet’en activists retake checkpoint a month after police crackdown

Anti-pipeline Indigenous activists, resisting the contentious Coastal GasLink pipeline in Wet’suwet’en have retaken a checkpoint in Coyote Camp, a month after violent crackdown by federal police forces

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