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Chechen government appeal The following statement was received by the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO) General Secretariat on February 27 from the government of the Chechen Republic Ichkeria. The Government of the
Owl endangered One of Australia's rare nocturnal animals, the sooty owl, is in danger of extinction due to the lack of a law to protect it, according to the Concerned Residents of East Gippsland (CROEG). Scientist Paul Peake, who has spent
International Women's Day By Kath Gelber Every year women and their supporters mobilise in their thousands in Australia, and in their millions around the world, to celebrate International Women's Day. IWD is more than a celebration,
A short story by Maria Lee I arrive about forty-five minutes early, and park next to the theatre gardens. I walk up to the street and find the building I'm supposed to go to. Along the way, my eyes check for possible parking places for the next
By Stephen Robson PERTH — "This must be the largest record of the views of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders which has been made", commented Greens (WA) Senator Christabel Chamarette to Green Left Weekly. The Senate's select
By Dave Andrews ROSEBERY — After many years of campaigning by residents, the new Rosebery Community Hospital was officially opened on March 1. The hospital replaces the dilapidated structure that had served the mining communities on Tasmania's
NSW Labor hides its agenda for women By Amanda Mitchell Sixty-five women from the Bligh electorate attended a public meeting on February 18 in the Woolloomooloo public housing estate to hear Pam Allen, NSW shadow spokesperson on women's
PNG to gut forest law By Glen Barry The PNG timber industry and its political allies have tried repeatedly to undermine forest legislation passed in 1991. Now the new minister of forests, Andrew L. Posai, has proposed that the government
Poem: Hercegovina em = By Andelko Vuletic Translated by Amila Buturovic Now, over this very stone, where the pollen smells, where the karst is white and the juniper tree is black where the wolf howls and the snake rattles and
ADELAIDE — Flinders University students gathered at the plaza on February 28 for a "Hunt for Chubb". Students were anxious to hear the new vice chancellor, Ian Chubb's attitude towards the fees issue. He was encouraged to publicly field questions

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