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By Catherine Brown On September 17 Chancellor Helmut Kohl's government announced plans to deport thousands of Romanians, many of them victims of the recent neo-Nazi attacks on refugee hostels in eastern Germany. Since the racist riots
By Renfrey Clarke MOSCOW — Several hundred peasants and their supporters staged a lively picket outside the offices of the Russian government here on September 15. Organised by the trade unions of the agro-industrial complex, the action was
Protest assault on British miner By Paul Mailhot SHEFFIELD — On August 6 Paul Galloway, 33, a long-time member of the National Union of Mineworkers, was assaulted at the Thoresby Colliery near Edwinstrowe in Nottinghamshire, where he has
Nicaraguan government represses school students By Stephen Marks MANAGUA — Fifteen members and leaders of the Federation of Secondary Students (FES) have been expelled and seven teachers sacked following demonstrations at a march-past of
Nicaraguan hunger strikers win demands MANAGUA — Disabled ex-soldiers, widows and mothers of fallen combatants, and demobilised former soldiers have ended a hunger strike after the government agreed to increase their pensions. After nearly
By Catherine Brown With almost one out of two voters rejecting the Maastricht Treaty, the "yes" vote in the September 20 French referendum poses more questions than answers for a future united Europe. When Denmark said "no" to the treaty on
By Frank Noakes John Norris has just been elected chair of the Executive Committee of the British Green Party at the party's conference in Wolverhampton [see page 28]. He replaces Sarah Parkin in that position. An avowed green socialist, he
The following letter has been received by TAPOL, the Indonesia Human Rights Campaign and translated from the Portuguese. To the directors of international human rights institutions in Australia, America, Europe and Africa: Dear Sirs, We are
By Norm Dixon There is mounting evidence that the dreadful September 7 massacre of African National Congress marchers near Bisho by troops loyal to the Ciskei dictatorship was a premeditated ambush organised with the full knowledge of the
ALBERT AGHAZARIAN, Palestinian director of public relations and professor of history at the Bir Zeit University in Jerusalem, attended a conference on Palestine in Geneva on August 28. There he spoke to Frank Noakes from Green Left Weekly.

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