Maire Leadbeater

Marie Leadbeater is the author of See No Evil: New Zealand's Betrayal of the People of West Papua, published by Otago University Press in 2018. As a human rights activist, she has campaigned for justice in West Papua and East Timor. Marie was born in Christchurch in 1945.

Feb 22, 2019

How NZ decking timber choices compound a human rights crisis in West Papua

A ban on kwila would send a signal that NZ is serious about protecting our planet, its ancient forests and the people whose lives depend on them

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Jul 9, 2018

The Monday Extract: New Zealand's disgraceful role in the 'slow genocide' of West Papua

A new study by human rights activist Marie Leadbeater looks at New Zealand's reluctance to do anything to halt the crimes against humanity in our Pacific neighbor, West Papua.

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