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The following letter was sent by Croatian President Franjo Tudjman on November 21 to various heads of government, including Bob Hawke, George Bush, Francois Mitterrand, John Major and Mikhail Gorbachev. The translation is by the Croatian Ministry of

Story by Dave Wright SYDNEY — United States President George Bush was tried for crimes against humanity by a people's court here earlier this month. The event was organised by the Mobilisation Opposing Bush, a coalition of peace, environment and

By Norm Dixon The Indonesian military is continuing its reign of terror in occupied East Timor. The human rights group TAPOL reports that many people were arrested just prior to the arrival of the Indonesian government-appointed commission of

By Stephen Robson "Although we have achievements such as the increase of food production, the reduction of inflation, the expansion of foreign economic relations including foreign trade and investment, big problems are still there", Do Duc Dinh

Pictures of Cambodia Horrendous stories of killings and hardship under Khmer Rouge oppression in Cambodia have shocked the world for two decades. Nevertheless, life goes on for the Cambodian people. Australians now have an opportunity to see the

Excerpts from November 21 and 25 US State Department press briefings: Q: Do you have any news from the Indonesia commission of inquiry into the massacre in East Timor? Ms Tutweiler: I don't have any new news. Once again, as we have all — I

The Best of Abbie Hoffman By Abbie Hoffman Edited by Daniel Simon New York: Four Walls Eight Windows Reviewed by Craig Brittain Twenty years after the Vietnam War, it is hard to remember the sheer craziness of the time. Not only were thousands

By Will Firth BERLIN — The huge stone statue of Lenin no longer dominates the "United Nations Square" in Berlin's inner east. It has been removed despite the efforts of the deceased Soviet sculptor's family lawyer and groups of locals who wanted

By Peter Boyle There is a widespread notion that most environmentalists are middle-class activists who would place the welfare of trees and furry animals above that of human beings. There is also a stereotype, held by some environmentalists, of

Nelson Mandela in Havana How Far We Slaves Have Come By Nelson Mandela and Fidel Castro New York: Pathfinder. 80 pp. $10.95 Reviewed by Camilo Jorquera When Nelson Mandela was released from prison, he made a point of visiting Cuba on July 26

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