BY PETER DEERSON MELBOURNE — If you aren't aware of the continuing violence being meted out to anti-logging protesters in the East Gippsland forests, don't be too embarrassed — it's been easy enough to miss — one or two brief mentions hidden
BY CHRIS PICKERING& STEPHEN O'BRIEN SYDNEY — On March 28, the New South Wales Industrial Relations Commission acknowledged that library workers have been underpaid because they are predominately women. The IRC handed down a ground-breaking
'Little Daffodils of Spring' for Michelle A Taylor The killing is warm and separates us, keeps us going We run to the dead as we never would to the living There is a secret about this badly kept because we know the way
BY LISA MACDONALD SYDNEY — More than 1000 refugees' rights campaigners joined visitors from more than 20 countries in a march to Villawood refugee prison early on March 31, Easter Sunday. The action, initiated by the 2nd Asia Pacific
BY AHMAD NIMER RAMALLAH — On March 29, I was awoken in the early morning as Israeli soldiers invaded the apartment block in which my room-mate and I lived. The soldiers ordered everyone in the building to gather in the apartment upstairs. I
Dear friends of the second Asia Pacific International Solidarity Conference, the Brazilian organising committee of the World Social Forum wishes that the Asia Pacific International Solidarity Conference will succeed in what it is proposing,
BY NORM DIXON The terrible miscarriage of justice perpetrated on January 31, 2001 — when three Scottish judges in a juryless court pronounced Libyan citizen Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi guilty of the murder of 270 people in the December 21,
Alabi Ayinde is in a coma in a Lagos hospital in Nigeria after being brutally deported from Ireland. As far as is known, all Ayinde's injuries were inflicted by Irish immigration guards. On March 28, Ayinde and five other Nigerians were put on a
BY GRAHAM MATTHEWS MELBOURNE — In a demonstration aimed at "breaking the silence" over Israel's murderous aggression against the Palestinian people, more than 1000 Palestinians and their supporters massed on the steps of Victoria's parliament on
BY ROHAN PEARCE Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has found a short-term solution to the political crisis within Israel's ruling circles, brought on by the second intifada. He has seized on the recent spate of suicide bombings to stifle dissent over his


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