Japan

Life in a Fukushima world

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The focus of sovereign intervention in response to the nuclear meltdowns since 3/11 risks long-term consequences for short-term gains, writes Adam Broinowski. The meltdowns of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) since the earthquake and tsunami of 11 March 2011 (3/11) have exposed not only the dangers of nuclear power but the visibility of the […]

Tibet

Tibet awaits its day in court over genocide claims

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Spain drops a judicial investigation into alleged genocide and human rights violations against a number of Chinese leaders in Tibet, writes BODEAN HEDWARDS. Despite its reputation for pursuing international human rights violators, the Spanish National Court has dropped its investigation into claims of genocide in Tibet because of restrictions on the use of universal jurisdiction […]

Southeast Asia

A hands-on learning experience

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Interdisciplinary field schools to Southeast Asia help Australian students see the region as part of their future, writes THUSHARA DIBLEY. Housing in Singapore, transport in Jakarta, food security in Timor-Leste—these are just some of the real-world problems that students from the University of Sydney are grappling with as part of their studies. Through short-term interdisciplinary […]