On July 13, the United Nations Committee on Decolonisation met in New York and received submissions from a range of human rights, solidarity and Timorese groups on East Timor. The following is an abridged version of the submission from Maureen
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A Playbox production
Sydney Theatre Company's Wharf 2 Theatre
Reviewed by Helen Jarvis
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China's economy, which as recorded more than 13% growth in 1992 and 1993, is the fastest growing in the world. Despite that, it is a dramatic example of the dictum that, without a profound change in the social relations of
Party On, Dave.
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Rwanda is distinctive among the countries of Africa for the small size of its territory and the high density of its population (7.5 million people, 285 inhabitants per square kilometre).
It is inhabited by a people
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