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Anger at ship scuttling

By Ben Courtice

HOBART — The wreck of the BHP ship Iron Baron on July 10, and the resultant slick of 300 tonnes of fuel oil off the north coast of Tasmania, is one the state's worst environmental

@caps = SYDNEY — On July 29, 30 people from Resistance, the Democratic Socialist Party, Aksi, Australia East Timor Association and Anti-Bases Campaign held a protest against the Kangaroo '95 military exercises due to begin this week. The activists

By Jennifer Thompson

The latest deadline for Palestinian elections and Israeli redeployment from occupied Palestinian territories, July 25, has passed without any agreement between the Israeli government and the Palestinian National

ACT students against nuclear tests and Francophobia

By Tony Iltis

CANBERRA — On July 19, 100 students marched from Parliament House to the French embassy, chanting "Non aux essais! Oui   la paix!" (No to testing! Yes to

By Jennifer Thompson

"End the arms embargo" was the main demand of a demonstration of 6000 Bosnians and their supporters in Melbourne on July 23 to protest against the war in Bosnia. Speakers included representatives from the Labor and

Police condemned in deaths, bashings

SYDNEY — The Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Watch Committee condemned the police on July 28 after two 18-year-old Aboriginal men were killed in a high speed car chase and another ended up in hospital.

By Renfrey Clarke

MOSCOW — On June 29, a flash flood overwhelmed a large sewage treatment plant near Kharkov, Ukraine's second-largest city. Sewage backed up, choking equipment and putting the plant out of action. Raw waste began pouring

Les Parents Terribles

By Jean Cocteau

Sydney Theatre Company

Drama Theatre, Opera House until September 2

Reviewed by Helen Jarvis

It is a strange coincidence that at the very time that the perfidy of the French

Health workers take action for wage rises, jobs

By Kim Linden

MELBOURNE — The Health Services Union of Australia (HSUA) imposed work bans on July 27 at several hospitals in Victoria for a 14% wage claim, job security and an

European MPs' protest against Chirac

By Frances Kelly

LONDON — When French President Jacques Chirac spoke in the European parliament on July 11, he was shouted down by MPs in protest at France's resumption of nuclear tests in

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