Demonstration at opening of consulate

By Bernie Brian

DARWIN — Members of Darwin's East Timor Independence Support Group organised a peaceful but angry picket on June 25 to protest at the opening of an Indonesian consulate in the city.

Speaking tour by Palestinian woman

By Jenny Long

SYDNEY — Dr Ilham Abu-Ghazaleh, assistant professor at Birzeit University on the West Bank, will be speaking at meetings here between July 14 and 16. Dr Abu-Ghazaleh who has been

Vygotsky's Sociohistorical Psychology and its Contemporary Applications
By Carl Ratner
New York: Plenum Press, 320 pp
Reviewed by Dave Riley

Psychological theories are eminently political. Psychological doctrine percolates into popular

US role in Salvadoran atrocities

The US embassy in San Salvador directly assisted in at least one death squad disappearance, according to Lauren Gilbert, who coordinated investigations for the UN Truth Commission.

Gilbert told the US

By Mitchell Hamilton

East Timorese activists have drawn attention to the illegal Indonesian occupation of their country with actions on three fronts.

Seven East Timorese students created a major incident in Jakarta and internationally

The Madonna Connection: Representational politics, sub-cultural identities and cultural theory
Edited by Cathy Schwichtenberg
Sydney: Allen and Unwin, 1993. 336 pp. $19.95 pb
Review by Melanie Sjoberg

Love her or hate her, nearly

Apache raises flap with rap

British rap singer Apache Indian is taking India by storm, stirring up controversy in both countries with songs that challenge white racial prejudice, caste and arranged marriages.

"Sometimes the truth hurts",

Dr RICARDO NAVARRO, president and executive director of CESTA (the Salvadoran Centre for Appropriate Technology), is being toured around Australia and New Zealand by the Overseas Services Bureau. CESTA was founded in 1980 in response to the

By Melanie Sjoberg

ADELAIDE — More than 100 women participated in a general meeting on June 27 to discuss the rebuilding of the women's liberation movement here. The meeting was organised by activists who felt that the large attendance at

By Norm Dixon An inquest into the 1985 murders of several political activists by South African security forces has heard evidence that police pioneered the grisly practice of "necklacing". South Africa's progressive weekly New Nation


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