Slaughter in the village: A closer look at recent killings in Hela, PNG
Human Rights / Mining / Papua New Guinea / Women & Girls

Slaughter in the village: A closer look at recent killings in Hela, PNG

Revisiting Tari, albeit long distance, for The Guardian. Recent killings of women and children in a village outside Tari deserve to be seen in the context of the spiralling social emergency playing out there. This plugs into the same issues wrote about in my long feature on PNG’s Resource Curse for The Monthly last year. … Continue reading

Canadian Mounties probe Bougainville miners
Mining / Papua New Guinea

Canadian Mounties probe Bougainville miners

Foreign treasure hunters have descended on the battle-scarred and economically bereft Pacific island of Bougainville, as jockeying for its natural riches intensifies. Hot on their trail: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police. By Jo Chandler https://web.archive.org/web/20140825065236/http://www.theglobalmail.org/feature/canadian-mounties-investigating-on-bougainville/753/index.html Continue reading