John Seed & Ruth Rosenhek, Tiruvanammalai Tiruvanammalai is a bustling city in the state of Tamil Nadu near the south-east tip of India. Dominating the landscape is the sacred mountain Arunachala, which, according to Hindu mythology, is the form
On February 19, days before he was due to present a paper entitled "Presidential succession in Botswana: No model for Africa", Professor Kenneth Good found three men on his doorstep with handcuffs. Telling the 72-year-old, who lives alone with his
DARWIN — On February 22, the full bench of the NT Supreme Court upheld an appeal by Letty and Nathan Scott against an earlier decision that found the court had no powers to order an exhumation of the body of Aboriginal man Douglas Scott. Scott died
Jon Lamb, Darwin As the spot price for uranium continues to climb, more mining companies are expressing interest in developing new uranium mines in the Northern Territory. On February 15, French mining company Cogema made public its interest in
Dick Nichols On February 20, voters handed a humiliating thrashing to Portugal's incumbent conservative Social-Democratic and Popular Party (SDP-PP) coalition, returning the centre-left Socialist Party to government with an outright majority. The
Blaktrax: Ursula Yovich — Singer, songwriter and actor Ursula Yovich takes us to Darwin and Arnhem Land, where she learns more about her mother's culture and language. SBS, Saturday, March 5, 5.30pm. From the Other Side — The INS, using cutting
Jessica Rose, Adelaide Indigenous people in Port Augusta, 300km north of Adelaide, are facing increased harassment following a decision by the local council and police to call in extra police, including the "elite" STAR group, to crack down on
Maurice Farrell& Sarah Stephen, Sydney Freed Guantanamo Bay detainee Mamdouh Habib and his family were given a long and moving standing ovation when they made a surprise appearance at a public forum organised by the Canterbury-Bankstown Peace Group
The following open letter, signed by more than 30 Jewish Australians, will be delivered to Israeli President Katsav when he visits Australia in early March. We are Jewish Australians who feel great concern for Israel, and welcome the recent
The Socialist Alliance adds it voice to all those speaking out for peace, human rights and social justice to condemn the Howard government's decision this week to double the number of Australian military personnel in Iraq. The presence of even more


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