New Friendshipment for Cuba MINNEAPOLIS — Another Pastors for Peace material aid caravan is rolling through the United States and Canada towards Cuba. The fourth US-Cuba Friendshipment got under way on October 31 from the western United
Indonesia denies visas to East Timorese By Christine Faithful DARWIN — A small group of Australian-resident East Timorese were refused visas to visit East Timor when they applied at the Indonesian Consulate here on November 4. The
Paid to jail By Stephen Robson PERTH — A study released by the Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS) has focused on the town of Wiluna, in Western Australia's mid-west. Police in the town of 250 people made 1071 arrests in the year to August. On
The Joiner's Arms By Home Rule Reviewed by Peter Hicks Like many others, my first introduction to Home Rule was this bawdy bunch of folks sifting round a pub belting out a rousing version of the Henry Lawson classic, "Sergeant Small". There
News of the murder of the three foreign hostages by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia has sent shock waves around the world. But many, including Dr HELEN JARVIS from the Australia Cambodia Support Committee and the Campaign to Oppose the Return of the
PERTH — Thirty-six Vietnamese refugees at the Port Hedland detention centre began a hunger strike on October 25. They are protesting against changes introduced in the Migrant Legislation Amendment Bill number four, passed by the Senate on October
Mercury danger continues at hospital By Paul Jones BRISBANE — Despite promises from Royal Brisbane Hospital, mercury spillage dangers there continue, staff have told Green Left Weekly. In July the Division of Workplace Heath and
Refinery workers picket Port Stanvac By Tully Bates ADELAIDE — Forty-five maintenance workers from the Port Stanvac oil refinery picketed the plant after wage negotiations broke down. The action, which started on October 29, has halted
With the novelty of the US troop presence ebbing and with President Aristide holed up in the National Palace, the hard reality and underlying purpose of the second US occupation of Haiti are becoming clear. The Haitian people have begun to see


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