Unprecedented fraud and violence ‘hijacked’ 2017 PNG Election: The Guardian
Human Rights / Papua New Guinea / Women & Girls

Unprecedented fraud and violence ‘hijacked’ 2017 PNG Election: The Guardian

ANU’s Dr Nicole Haley has been closely observing and analysing national elections in PNG for the past three polls. Her soon-to-be published findings on last year’s election provide shattering reading. I filed this news story for The Guardian out of her presentation to the ANU State of the Pacific Conference. Those interested can find a link … Continue reading

Campaign to clear PNG couple jailed for abortion: The Age & Sydney Morning Herald
Health / Human Rights / Papua New Guinea / Women & Girls

Campaign to clear PNG couple jailed for abortion: The Age & Sydney Morning Herald

A confronting story from Bougainville, PNG, where I have often reported on the crisis of maternal deaths (second highest in the Asia Pacific after Afghanistan). The news angle here the landmark case around the jailing of a couple for the termination of a pregnancy. But the background context is about the tragedy deaths in childbirth, … Continue reading