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Against HumanityA film by Waratah Rosemary Gillespie REVIEWED BY JOHN GAUCI Against Humanity is a short, heart-wrenching video documentary made by Australian human shield in Baghdad, Waratah Rosemary Gillespie. The film explodes the myth of
Chris Slee Fears are growing that a renewed war could break out between Sri Lankan government troops and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The Tamil guerrillas have complained to Scandinavian peace monitors that government soldiers have
Boris Kagarlitsky, Moscow The number of dead and wounded in the Beslan tragedy was stunning, but so were the authorities' lies. They minimised the number of hostages and casualties. They said there were Arabs and "one black" among the terrorists.
Sarah Stephen, Sydney A number of detainees at Sydney's Villawood detention centre went on hunger strike from October 5-8. Asylum seekers and other immigration detainees joined together to stage the protest to ensure that the plight of those in
BRISBANE — On October 7, a snap protest was organised by the University of Queensland student union women's rights group outside the Liberal Party headquarters in Bowen Hills. The protest was in response to a Family First candidate's comments that
Tim Vollmer The community campaign is growing against James Hardie, a multinational company that has taken unethical and illegal corporate behaviour to new lows. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) has been at the
Peter Boyle The pollsters and bookies were right after all. The Liberal-National coalition won the election comfortably, increasing its House of Representatives majority. It also has a good chance of controlling the Senate with the help of a new
SYDNEY — A cast of 60 actors, both amateur and professional, got together on October 4 at the Marrickville Town Hall to take part in a reading of writer Alex Broun's new play script, Dead in the Water, which is based on the on the firsthand
UNITED STATES: Feds launch new attack on Indymedia On October 8, the FBI issued an order to internet provider Rackspace to hand over the hard drives of the servers in the US and Britan that host a number of Indymedia sites. More than 20 Indymedia
Andrew Watson, Lismore The Northern Rivers Union Network (NRUN) was formally launched at the "End the lies" rally in Lismore on October 2. Richard White, a member of the Community and Public Sector Union, spoke on behalf of NRUN about the

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