Jiselle Hanna

Podcast
Jul 17, 2019
Image: Wikimedia - Yemen civil war detailed map (August 2015)

The ongoing war in Yemen explained

Asia Pacific Currents
Kamillia el-Eriani, a Melbourne-based professor of sociology and politics, talks to Jiselle Hanna about the dynamics and deep roots of the conflict in Yemen.
Podcast
Jul 3, 2019
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Workers bracing for tough times after Indian election

Asia Pacific Currents
The far-right Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headed by Narendra Modi won the recent general elections in India. This will have serious ramifications for workers in the coming years.
Podcast
Jun 26, 2019
Demonstration against proposed extradition bill, Hong Kong, June 2019. Image: etan liam/Flickr

Massive protests shake up politics in Hong Kong

Asia Pacific Currents
The question of the relationship between Hong Kong and the Chinese government is not clear and a proposed extradition bill saw the biggest demonstration ever in Hong Kong.
Podcast
Jun 5, 2019
Image: Pexels:  President Rodrigo Duterte speaking at a public event

More repression to come after Philippines elections

Asia Pacific Currents
Even though the first half of President Duterte's administration has been marked by authoritarian excesses, his allies were able to win in the recent elections.
Podcast
May 28, 2019
Another Nakba Day for Palestinians. Image: Palestine Solidarity Campaign/Flickr

Another Nakba Day for Palestinians

Asia Pacific Currents
It has been 71 years since the Palestinians were forced off their land. Their struggle continues in many different forms.
Podcast
Mar 27, 2019
Indian workers fighting back

Indian workers fighting back

Asia Pacific Currents
The upcoming general elections in India are allowing workers to put forward their own demands against the far right BJP government of President Modi.
Podcast
Feb 26, 2019
 Journalists under attack in the Philippines

Journalists under attack in the Philippines

Asia Pacific Currents
Maria Ressa, CEO of media organization Rappler, talks about why the Philippines is one of the world's most dangerous places for journalists.

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