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), Australia, Japan, and the Secretary-General all participated in the First Paris Conference on Cambodia. 40 The most significant rule of the game at the Conference was set by two rivals, that is, Vietnam and China. On their insistence, the principle of unanimity was adopted when dealing with substantive issues. 41 This arrangement effectively delivered the right of veto to the China-sponsored Khmer Rouge on the

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subsequent eruption of violence, the Security Council authorised an Australian-led multinational force (INTERFET) to restore peace and security and to facilitate humanitarian assistance operations. 9 In this episode, Australia no doubt pursued its regional foreign policy (with the blessing of the United States), while a transnational coalition of civil society organisations pursued either their human rights programmes or

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The management of migration between care and control

. 54 Mbembe, ‘Necropolitics’. 55 Before the EU governments, on July 2013 Australian customs and border protection launched a series of advertisements to educate and inform asylum-seekers, including unaccompanied minors, in source countries about the futility of investing in people smugglers, the perils

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Impact of structural tensions and thresholds

See C. L. Robertson, International Politics since World War II: A Short History (Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 1997 ), p. 122. 8 The Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty (the Manila Pact) was signed on 8 September 1954 by Australia, Britain, France, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand

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Television and the politics of British humanitarianism

, New Zealand, Australia, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark and Italy’. 20 Concerned viewers in Britain naturally looked towards the largest humanitarian NGOs to take action on their behalf. Oxfam’s phone switchboards were jammed after The Unknown Famine aired, with many callers reported as being ‘near tears’ and reacting with ‘uncontrolled emotion’. 21 Seemingly overnight, the

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From starving children to satirical saviours

. 57 van Zoonen, ‘From Identity to Identification’. 58 Twibbon, Free Campaigns , 2015, https://twibbon.com/freecampaigns . Accessed 11 December 2016. 59 A survey of 186 Australian blood donors conducted by Kathleen Chell

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Peacekeeping: Building on the Cambodian Experience (Canberra: Australian Defence Studies Centre, 1994 ), pp. 201–13. 67 HMSO, The Army Field Manual (London: HMSO, 1994). 68 See Evans, Cooperating for Peace , pp. 11

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-determination for Kampuchea and its international guarantees’, in D. H. McMillen (ed.), Conflict Resolution in Kampuchea (Brisbane: Centre for the Study of Australia–Asia Relations, Griffith University, Working Paper of the Third International Conference on Indochina, August 1989), p. 102. 42 Falk argues

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–214. 6 By ‘developed’ is meant the advanced industrial democracies of the West – Canada, the United States, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand. 7 In Latin America, for instance, these circumstances are referred to as political pacts. See Frances Hagopian (1990), ‘Democracy by Undemocratic Means

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Juvenile actors and humanitarian sentiment in the 1940s

grow in size (six in Piper , nine in Holliday , eight in Heavenly and ten in Boy ) and, more importantly, are increasingly international in constitution. The ‘flock’ in Piper comprises British, French, Dutch and German children; the ‘assorted moppets’ in Holliday include European or Australian children from Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Burma, and a Chinese baby; the ‘multi

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