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By K. ten Broke Anarchists, in the opinion of Anatoly Lukyanov, president of the Supreme Soviet, are one of the few political forces to be taken seriously in the USSR. That was certainly not meant as a compliment for the various anarchist
A Harvard University medical team has confirmed findings of an earlier United Nations delegation to Iraq. The Harvard team, which visited 11 Iraqi cities recently, says it expects around 170,000 deaths of children under five as a direct result of war
NPA leader captured MANILA — Philippine police on August 5 captured the top official of the New People's Army at a suburban hospital. He was apparently seeking treatment. Romulo Kintanar was captured with his wife, Gloria Jopson, at the Makati
'Apartheid still practised' The council of the International Amateur Athletic Federation has refused to allow South Africa's return to international competition, saying that apartheid is still rampant in sport in South Africa. The meeting was
By Chris Perkins About 5000 government workers gathered outside state parliament for the NSW Labor Council's August 21 protest against the Greiner government's plans to cut public sector jobs by more than 12,000. There were also large rallies
Zarana Papic While their experiences and opinions differed in many ways some of the themes commonly expressed by women from Eastern Europe at the June conference of the European Forum of Socialist Feminists in Norwich, England were contained in
Fire at Mexican pesticide plant Mexican environmentalists need international support for their effort to have an ecological disaster investigated by the country's Human Rights Commission. On May 3, fiery explosions engulfed a pesticide
By Tracy Sorensen SYDNEY — Nine protesters were arrested at a demonstration outside the Malaysian consulate on August 22. Organised by the Sydney Rainforest Action Group (SRAG), the action coincided with debate on a bill introduced by Democrat
World heritage push for Blue Mountains By Denis Kevans KATOOMBA — A committee to push for World Heritage listing for the Blue Mountains was elected at a meeting at the Ellerslie Road Public School on August 16. Geoff Mosley, who has been a
Chemicals close school By Jon Lamb PERTH — Dryandra Primary School in the outer suburb of Mirrabooka has been closed indefinitely following widespread sickness caused by chemical solvents used to clean graffiti. More than 600 students and 30
By Sally Low Control over women, no matter what social order we live in, is an important pillar of that order. If all the hundred or so women at the conference of the European Forum of Socialist Feminists in June agreed on anything, perhaps it was
Comment by Willy Bach BRISBANE — On August 17 former Australian soldiers who served their country in Vietnam marched proudly through the streets here — at last expunging the shame and indignity of the past 19 years. Finally the Australian
Turkish troops invade northern Iraq The Turkish government has said it will set up a buffer zone in northern Iraq. Prime Minister Mesut Yilmaz says the area might not be permanently occupied by Turkish troops, but would be regularly patrolled.
Feminist Book Fortnight SYDNEY — The second Australian Feminist Book Fortnight will be taking place from September 6 to 22 and will present a national program of activities to celebrate women as writers and readers. An important part of the
Viennese housing By Pete Malatesta SYDNEY — Brought to Australia by the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the City of Vienna, "New Housing in Vienna" is an exhibition of Viennese housing since the 1920s showing at the Tin Sheds Gallery,
BRISBANE — Anti-nuclear activists here gathered outside the French consulate on August 23 to demand an end to nuclear testing in the Pacific by Bastille Day (July 14) 1992. The group resolved to return to the consulate every Friday from 8 to 10

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