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Cuban women to tour Australia July 22-30 Berta Acosta Sequi and Nancy Iglesias from the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) will be visiting Australia on July 22-30. This is a special opportunity to share experiences and learn from revolutionary
Looking out: Unlawful searches "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue but upon probable cause, supported by
Bridge walk 'must be built upon' BY MARGARET ALLUM On May 28, a human sea of goodwill made its way across an Australian icon, the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The largest mobilised expression of solidarity with the Aboriginal people for
LAHORE, Pakistan — On May 26, Rawalpindi police arrested well-known railway worker leader and president of Labour Unity Rawalpindi, Bashir Botter. The police are searching for seven other railway workers, and for the Labour Party Pakistan's (LPP)
Who's a naughty boy? I'm afraid Winston is in the bad books. Everyone's favourite dummy has been a very naughty boy. (Haven't we Winston?) He sure has. Winston has been so naughty that I've locked him in his case until he apologises. He can
Networker: What's in a name? What's in a name? BY GREG HARRIS ASP is a term you hear around the information technology, or "IT", circuits these days. But what does it stand for? First, it stands for "application service provider". Think of the
The killing by police of Masophe (Michael) Makhabane at the University of Durban-Westville (UDW) in Durban on May 14 has provoked outrage across South Africa. The killing has been condemned by student unions, trade unions and by the South African
BY JULIA HALDANE BRISBANE — The Brisbane Feminist Collective held its first public meeting here on May 30, attended by 50 people. The topic of discussion was women and reproductive rights. The collective grew out of the International Women's
FIJI: West threatens split The claim by the terrorists who have kidnapped Fiji's prime minister and government that their actions are supported by most "indigenous" Melanesian Fijians has been dealt blow by the announcement that Melanesian Fijians
Voting ended on May 28 in Peru's presidential runoff following a week of confusion and protest during which the opposition candidate withdrew and called a boycott, and all the election monitoring groups refused to observe the vote. President Alberto
Police stop students entering campus BY CHRIS LATHAM WOLLONGONG — Fifteen police and security guards blocked 20 students' access to the opening of the University of Wollongong's new Shoalhaven campus on June 2. The students had been attempting
Getting to the point "The young people who used to hang around now move off when police are around. One person was searched 38 times without finding a knife on him so it was getting to a point of harassment." — NSW Police commander Richard
BY JAMES VASSILOPOULOS & BILL MASON "What do we want? Democracy! When do we want it? Now!", chanted 250 Indian-Fijians and their supporters at a rally outside Parliament House in Canberra on May 31. The protest, organised by the Movement for
Teach-in provides motives for September protests BY JO BROWN MELBOURNE — The fact that the World Economic Forum was amongst the architects of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) provides reason enough to protest against it, 100 participants at a
S11 Alliance forms in Adelaide BY STUART MUNCKTON ADELAIDE — Activists here have formed an S11 Alliance to help organise protests against the World Economic Forum's Melbourne meeting in September. Activists from the Reclaim the Streets
Waterfront conflict staged FrontA Melbourne Workers' Theatre productionWritten and directed by Peter HoughtonTheatre Works, Acland Street, St KildaJune 14 to July 1Tickets $20/$13Bookings (03) 9534 3388 By Anne O'Casey When writer/director Peter

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