Articles by Jennifer Robinson

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The UN’s Chequered Record in West Papua
Jennifer Robinson – Al Jazeera, 26 Mar 2012

But few are aware of the UN’s failure in its first attempt at administration in West Papua more than 40 years earlier. East Timor got a democratic vote. West Papua got a sham vote. East Timor got independence. West Papua became part of Indonesia – against its will and in breach of its right to self-determination under the UN Charter.

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‘Bugsplat’: The Ugly US Drone War in Pakistan
Jennifer Robinson – Al Jazeera, 5 Dec 2011

It’s time for the US to re-examine the consequences of its dehumanising, deadly attacks in Pakistan. This weekend [27 Nov 2011], Pakistan ordered the closure of the US drone base after a US attack killed 26 Pakistani soldiers near the Afghan border. This news will be welcomed by the people of Waziristan, where communities have borne the brunt of the “collateral damage” of the US covert drone war.

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