Tag Archives: #politics

UN report says Myanmar, not Rohingya militants, moved first, SBS World News Radio

The United Nations has accused Myanmar of systematically creating a climate of fear for the Rohingya Muslims. The UN human-rights body has reported evidence of killings, torture and the rape of children in northern Rakhine state.   (First aired on the SBS World News Radio program and published online on October 12 2017, also translated…

Can 2017’s Nobel peace prize winner improve on past recipients? SBS World News Radio

With the recipient of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize due to be announced next week, the controversies that swirled around former winners have resurfaced. Presented by Nicola Canning   (First aired on the SBS World News Radio program and published online on September 28th 2017; also translated into Mandarin, Vietnamese, Bosnian, Persian, and Albanian)

Government talks literacy, numeracy tests for Year 1 students, SBS World News Radio

Listen to my radio feature here:   Year 1 school students around Australia may be required to undertake literacy and numeracy checks in the near future. An expert-panel report led by the Centre for Independent Studies has determined the literacy and numeracy of Australian students is low by international standards. Education Minister Simon Birmingham says…