Repression & Resistance in Myanmar || West Papua Campaign Update

Friday, 23 April 2021 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Featuring the latest in activist campaigns and struggles against oppression fighting for a better world with anti-capitalist analysis on current affairs and international politics. 


Green Left Radio presenters discussed the following news reports and articles.

Morrison government announces new policies supporting non existent clean coal technology and dirty fossil hydrogen

George Floyd killer found guilty of murder

Afghanistan shows we need to keep campaigning against the warmongers

Interviews and Discussion

A recording of a speech by Ronan Lee who gives an analysis of repression and resistance in Burma / Myanmar, from a recent Green Left Forum. Lee explores the electoral and legal background of the current brutal coup attempt and outlines the extraordinary resistance of the people which has centred around a general strike and boycott of military products and services. You can listen to the individual speech here.

Interview with Porobibi Bibiporo about the ongoing campaign for independence in West Papua. Porobibi reports that West Papuans face ongoing brutality by the Indonesian Military, with the highland area on Nduga a flashpoint, as mining giant Freeport McMoran seeks to pivot from open pit mining into underground mining for gold and minerals in the area. It is crucial that the international community continue to speak out in defence of West Papua. 

You can listen to the individual interview here.

Friday 7:00am to 8:30am
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