On the box


Actively Radical TV — Sydney community television's progressive current affairs producers tackle the hard issues from the activists' point of view. Includes the Green Left news. CTS Sydney (UHF 31), every Sunday, 9pm. Phone 9565 5522. Visit <http://www.channel31.org> for program details.

Access News — Melbourne community TV, Channel 31, has excellent coverage of industrial, environmental and community actions throughout Victoria. Access News broadcasts every Monday, 8pm. Phone 9633 6976.

Southern Comfort — Kate Davis's documentary on transgendered Robert and Lola: encountering prejudice, but finding each other. SBS, Friday, March 14, 12.30pm.

Tales From A Suitcase — Khadem Nori and Shafiq Monis, Hazaras persecuted by the Taliban in Afghanistan, were held in Woomera Detention Centre before being released on temporary protection visas. SBS, Tuesday, March 18, 3.30pm.

Saddam's Friends — History of the special relationship between Iraq to Western government that Washington and London want us to forget. SBS, Tuesday, March 18, 8.30pm.

Death Sentence — Drama about three women in an Indian village who revolt against the stifling male domination and abuse which defines their lives. SBS, Wednesday, March 19, 12.50am.

Unreported World — Journalist Kyle Brown visited Nigeria in the wake of the aborted Miss World competition and the accompanying riots and talks to Amina Lawal, the woman who was condemned to death by stoning for giving birth to a child out of wedlock. SBS, Wednesday, March 19, 7.30pm.

Dateline — Riding the peace bus from Europe to Baghdad with a group of "human shields". SBS, Wednesday March 19, 8.30pm.

From Green Left Weekly, March 12, 2003.

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