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Call for Aceh investigation The US-based human rights monitoring group Asia Watch has called for a full investigation into alleged human rights abuses in the Indonesian territory of Aceh. The Indonesian military has adopted a shoot-to-kill
By Colin Stoneman and Joe Hanlon Zimbabwe faces economic crisis after being tricked into introducing structural adjustment by donors who are withholding aid in an effort to force still further changes. Donors are squeezing Zimbabwe because
US hard line on carbon dioxide NEW YORK — A stronger US position on curbing carbon dioxide emissions is unlikely to occur in time for the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), a high-ranking official from the US Department of
By Norm Dixon A senior Filipino church leader, Bishop Gaudencio Rosales of Malaybalay diocese in Bukidnon, Mindanao, has called for a complete ban on logging in the Philippines. Describing the situation in the country as "critical", he has
By Renfrey Clarke MOSCOW — When Russian President Boris Yeltsin liberalised prices at New Year, did he know that the result would be to consign large sections of the population not just to malnutrition, but to actual starvation? This is
By Renfrey Clarke MOSCOW — Deputies to the Moscow Soviet on February 26 petitioned for an emergency sitting of their assembly to consider a motion condemning the city government for its handling of the February 23 opposition demonstration.
By Boris Kagarlitsky MOSCOW — More than six months have passed since members and supporters of Russia's leading left groups — the Socialist Party, the Confederation of Anarcho-Syndicalists and a section of the former Communist Party's
The following message was sent by Cuban President FIDEL CASTRO to a January 25 Peace for Cuba Rally in New York. The text comes from NY Transfer News Service via Pegasus. Dear comrades and friends, brothers and sisters, Under the present
By Kim Ives In the five months since the coup that overthrew Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Washington has convinced few with its strained declarations of support for the return to office of the anti-imperialist priest. Now,
By Tom Jordan and Tracy Sorensen Rapidly rising prices, property restitution laws with bizarre results, neo-fascist second world war military leaders rehabilitated: Bulgaria, is solidifying its move to the right. A picture of the country

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