By Max Lane

Three student activists from the democratic movement are now on trial in central Java.

Two of the students were charged in relation to an open forum they organised in May 1992, during the general elections. The forum,

By Michael Karadjis

SYDNEY — About 25 Australian Kurds barricaded themselves inside the United Nations building in Sydney on June 28, demanding that the Australian government pressure the Turkish regime on its brutal oppression of its

By Joy McEntee

Hobart — Five churches in the Hobart suburb of Moonah, where the state's only independent abortion clinic is located, have mounted an inter-denominational roster of weekly prayer meetings for mothers and unborn children.

By Katrina Dean

MELBOURNE — The 22nd national conference of Resistance was held here over the weekend of July 3-5. The overall tone of the conference was clear: young people will think for themselves, speak for themselves, act on their own

The Heartbreak Kid
Directed by Michael Jenkins
Written by Richard Barrett and Michael Jenkins
With Claudia Karvan, Alex Dimitriades, Steven Bastoni, Nico Lathouris
At Hoyts Cinemas
Reviewed by Max Lane

Heartbreak Kid packs a lot


I trust your readers enjoyed the parody of a review of the ABC's "Foreign Correspondent" program on Bougainville (GLW 23/6/93) by Max Watts and Norm Dixon as much as I did.

Just seeing the name Max Watts as a by-line was

By Lisa O'Neill
and Dave Hemming

ADELAIDE — World Heritage listing for key sites in the Lake Eyre Basin has been mooted since at least 1985, but still remains to be accomplished.

Public pressure on the issue is now beginning to build

By Anne Casey

SYDNEY — A dangerous precedent has been set in NSW with the criminal conviction of five logging protesters who appeared in Cooma Local Court on July 7.

The five conservationists were arrested in April during a peaceful

Jimmy Cliff
JRS Records through Festival
Reviewed by Norm Dixon

Jimmy Cliff is without doubt the best loved, most sincere and most political Jamaican reggae artist around. Being the best known survivor of the classic

Produced and directed by Tom Zubrycki
Shown at the Melbourne International Film Festival
Reviewed by Di Quin

Homelands tells the story of Maria and Carlos Robles, political refugees from El Salvador now living in suburban


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