Anti-whaling activists from Sea Shepherd confront a Japanese whaling ship. Photo: Adam Lau. Read “Whaling Contradictions: Japan, Australia and the International Court of Justice” by clicking here
For years Japan has argued cultural relativism and science should exempt it from whaling restrictions. However, with a recent ruling by the International Court of Justice, Japan must temporarily halt its whaling programme in the Antarctic.
A family uprooted by the violence in Central African Republic living out of a plane at the Bangui International Airport. Photo: S. Phelps. Read “An Overlooked Crisis in the Central African Republic” by clicking here
“While the world’s eyes are focusing on events in Ukraine, a small African nation is drawing less attention – despite horrific human rights abuses happening in its territory.”
Pictured: A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 in Melbourne. Photo: Mehdi Nazarinia. Read “Asia and Airline Security” by clicking here
“Lost in the coverage of #MH370 are basic questions about airport and airline safety that are complicated by the diverse range of countries and capabilities in Asia. Daniel Wagner offers some insights.”