Conflicts by region

IPPNW: Opposition to military attack against Iran

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNWi), of which MAPW is the Australian affiliate, has released the following statement concerning the growing threat of military attack against Iran's nuclear facilities.

IPPNW: Military action against Iran

Statement by IPPNWi opposing the suggestion of military action against Iran's nuclear programme.

Vigil against Afghanistan war

Event Date: 
Tue, 06/03/2012 - 16:30 - 18:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Vigil against Australian participation in the war in Afghanistan.

  • Date: Monday 6 March 2012
  • Time: 4.30pm - 6.30pm
  • Venue: City Square, corner of Swanston and Collins Sts Melbourne

Why Australians should be prosecuted for war crimes in Iraq: Tim Wright, 2009

This article by Tim Wright (first published in the Alternative Law Journal, Volume 34, No.3, 2009) assesses whether there is a legal and factual basis for the International Criminal Court to investigate and prosecute Australian leaders and soldiers for war crimes committed in Iraq.

MAPW: Australian troops must obey international law

MAPW has expressed concern at evidence that Australia deliberately tried to avoid its human rights obligations under the Geneva Convention in Iraq and Afghanistan. MAPW has issued a media release supporting the call for a Royal Commission made by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre.

Human rights in West Papua

Flyer to promote a talk by human rights lawyer Jennifer Robinson on the subject of human rights abuses in West Papua.

Sue Wareham: Letter to "Canberra Times" 6 February 2012

This letter was written to The Canberra Times by MAPW's Dr Sue Wareham following an advertising feature placed in that newspaper by the government of Sri Lanka on the occasion of Sri Lankan Independence Day.

Nuclear weapons risky in Iran OR Israel

Canberra Times 21 January: Letter published from Dr Sue Wareham OAM, MAPW Vice President.

Human rights in West Papua: 2011 report

Franciscans International, Papua Land of Peace and the Asian Human Rights Commission have issued this new detailed report on human rights in West Papua. It includes information on violence (including torture and executions), health indicators and other human rights issues.

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