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Context.co.nz Update

Context Update

East Timor - Indonesia - Australia's Shame - General News - World Affairs - Echelon Watch - GE - WTO - Defence Policy - Environmentalism

A summary of updated material on Context.co.nz. See... http://www.context.co.nz for links to the items loosted below.


Conflict Zones:

East Timor Go

East Timor's former guerrilla Falintil forces may soon begin hunting
down pro-Indonesia militia both inside East Timor and across the border
in West Timor Go

The Japan Times on the anniversary of independence Go

The Washington Post on the anniversary of independence Go

Time magazine on the anniversary of independence Go

Bungled UN aid operation slows East Timor's recovery Go

What the Guardian said a year ago Go

Register as a participant in an on-going e-mail based lobbying campaign in support of the return of the refugees Go

Indonesia: Go

Two years after Suharto, authoritarian values remain strong. But new groups are emerging to challenge them Go

General News Go

Australia’s Shame

POST COLONIAL STRESS DISORDER:
Tariana Turia MP’s speach

Scoop coverage of the issue

NZ Herald’s coverage

Independent Newspapers coverage

World Affairs Go

Asia’s shifting balance of power? Go

Reform of UN peacekeeping recommendations Go

The war in Chechnya through children’s eyes Go

Kosovo report card from the International Crisis Group Go

Who is behind the International Crisis Group Go

Echelon Watch Go

Canada's intelligence service report on antiglobalisation Go

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology Go

How It Happened That We Don't Regulate Biotech Go

"To feed the world takes political and financial will - it's not about production and distribution." Go

Almost 10 million people in the USA experienced outright hunger last year Go

Australia has become the latest country to announce a scientific study into the environmental effects of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) Go

Greenpeace challenges UK Government over legality of GM crop trials Go

WTO Go

When corporations govern, democracy flies out the door Go

Global Action S11 Go

Defence Policy Go

Blowing a Solitary Bugle Go

America has a keen interest in a stable East Asia. Understandably, however, it is also keen to see others pull their weight Go

Ascribing all recent military successes to the groundwork of Reagan and George Bush Sr. (future US defence policy ?) Go

Environmentalism Go

That WWF report ‘Global Warming and Terrestrial Biodiversity Decline’ Go

400 residents of 4 villages, in the Ukraine have been reported sick in the last two months Go


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