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Context.co.nz - Update 29/10

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updated
29th Oct 2000

Conflict Zones:

West Papua - Irian Jaya:

"It has been investigated by the Indonesian government that there is no real U.S. intervention here and there are no U.S. spies in Papua or Irian Jaya,"

US citizen (Aaron Ward Maness) deported, charged with espionage in Irian Jaya.

In West Papua, we are seeing a pattern that is familiar from East Timor, with newly created militias getting weapons and lavish subsidies from Indonesian sources.

Indonesia:

"One country, one nation, one language"

Foreign Intelligence With New Mask

Embattled Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid has challenged lawmakers to attempt to impeach him.

Lebanon - Israel:

Israel Moves - Quickly - To Beef Up Its Submarine Force

An interactive map of the current conflict

We always love Arab leaders who know how to keep control.

Aceh:

a large number of civilian deaths in Pidie District, Aceh

Participatory Democracy

Submissions to public processes

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology

BSE special report, Guardian, UK.

"no conceivable risk from beef" BBC on BSE.

Moments of Shocked Silence About Biotech

Environmentalism

A draft report prepared for the world's governments says that the earth may heat up much more than current forecasts suggest.

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