By Nick Everett Abel Gutterres is a leading representative of Fretilin, the liberation organisation of East Timor, based in Melbourne. He spoke to Green Left Weekly about the imprisonment of Xanana Gusmao by Indonesian troops and the December
Radio Highlights 'Round Midnight: The Asian Connection — British Asian singer Shiela Chandra talks to Jaslyn Hall's weekly black music program about her new album Weaving My Ancestors Voices. A live concert featuring Pakistani qwaali singer
Who else 'profits'? The first thing that needs to be said about the archaic High Court decision ruling the independent left MP for Wills, Phil Cleary, invalid for office is that it need not have been made. The court might instead have found in
East Timor has been occupied by Indonesia for 17 years. On December 17 this year Portugal and Indonesia will be holding negotiations at UN headquarters in New York over East Timor. Gusmao, 46, a poet, journalist, and graduate of the Catholic
By Dave Wright DELORAINE, Tasmania — The first international temperate forest conference held on November 16-17 was attended by over 100 people from around Australia and overseas, including Chile, the United States and New Zealand. Keynote
New step toward criminalisation of abortion in Poland By Cyril Smuga On October 22, a special commission set up to study the proposed law on "the juridical protection of conceived children" voted 12-6 to recommend that the proposal be adopted
By Michael Arnold FREMANTLE — 1600 people attended a public meeting at John Curtin High in Fremantle on Sunday November 22. The meeting had been organised by the family of Joe Dethridge, who had his jaw broken in custody in May. The
Profits of War By Ari Ben-Menashe Allen & Unwin, 1992 pp 394 $24.95 Reviewed by Mark Delmege "In gratitude for the use of Australian soil for the transfer of arms to Iran, Richard Babayan, a contract operative of the CIA, received a check
Policing offensive behaviour By Alex Cooper Policing Offensive Behaviour, a report released just before the October 10 Victorian state election by the Federation of Community Legal Centres shows a widespread abuse by police of their power
By Herb Thompson Mr Peter Wade, NBH-Peko Managing Director, and chief negotiator for Australian Pulp and Paper Mills (APPM) Ltd. in Burnie, Tasmania, accepted a $95,000 pay rise in 1992 to take his annual pay to $585,000, a small pittance
By Harry Blutstein Paul Rose was bemused by my question as to whether making a bomb was difficult. As a member of the Front de Libération du Québec (FLQ) during 1969 and 1970 he would have addressed this task more than once as part of
By Sally Low If you are one of the thousands of green left or left green activists in this country who agree on the need to rebuild and restore a credible vision of socialism — one that will be green, democratic, feminist and internationalist
According to Britain's Daily Mail, commenting on Chancellor Norman Lamont's August statement, "Mrs Thatcher's rule was not without fault ... but its simple truths remain". Solidarity forever "Mr Carr said the [November 30] national strike
The School for Wives By Jean-Baptiste Poquelin- Moliere Directed by Jean-Pierre Mignon At Melbourne's Gasworks Theatre $18/$13 concession Bookings 699 3253 Reviewed by Peter Boyle To find that a play with a "feminist" message written more
By Norm Dixon The United Nations General Assembly delivered a sharp rebuff to Washington when it voted for a Cuban-sponsored resolution calling for the repeal of the Torricelli Bill. The bill, known as the Cuban Democracy Act, tightens further
By Sean Lennon MELBOURNE — A ministerial briefing document produced by the Public Transport Corporation (PTC) for Victorian transport minister Alan Brown has outlined drastic cuts. Under the plan, which the Liberals are quite likely to adopt,


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