Entries by Peter G Tatchell from 11/2012

A West Papuan Flag Gets You Arrested in London, as Well as in West Papua

| Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Politics

On Wednesday I was arrested for unfurling a West Papuan flag as the Indonesian President's limousine departed Westminster Abbey, after being feted by senior Anglicans.

Ceasefire Will Only Hold if There Is Justice for Palestine

| Posted 11.22.2012 | UK

While the Egyptian-brokered ceasefire is welcome, it will only last if the legitimate grievances of the Palestinian people are remedied. Similar ceasefires have failed in the past precisely because of a lack of progress towards a negotiated settlement that is fair to the Palestinians. A genuine injustice is what gives the Palestinian fanatics influence.