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Olympic Spirit?

Olympic Spirit vs Human Rights Tibetans may upstage Olympic torch relay Pro-independence Tibetans are threatening to upstage the Olympic Torch Relay when it passes through Canberra next month on its only stop in Australia. The torch will visit the nation’s … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s apology to Australia’s Stolen Generations: Today we honour the Indigenous peoples of this land, the oldest continuing cultures in human history. We reflect on their past mistreatment. We reflect in particular on the mistreatment of those … Continue reading

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Australian 2007 Election online

Phil did thus write unto the masses; Go to Google Maps at maps.google.com.au then select “My Maps” from the tab near the top-left. From that you can select “Australian 2007 Election” and while away the day learning many things, such … Continue reading

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Copyright & SearchEngines

Australia’s copyright law breaks search engines [1] Australia’s new copyright law may result search engines blocking access to the country. PM John Howard sold Australia’s copyright law out as part of the US-Australia Free Trade Agreement, through which Australia agreed … Continue reading

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Analysis: Bush Mideast Stance May Flop [1] … Mehdi Noorbaksh, associate professor of international affairs at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, said the United States miscalculated on two grounds in its stance on the Israel-Hezbollah violence. “Buying time for … Continue reading

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When terrorism is state sanctioned II

Each coffin represents a single person killed in the on-going conflict between Israel and Lebanon. I will be updating this page daily with new numbers taken from BBC’s coverage on the conflict. For comments and suggestions please email me at … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court blocks Guantanamo trials

And justice for all? About Bl**dy time! … Washington — The Supreme Court dealt U.S. President George W. Bush a stunning defeat Thursday, ruling the controversial military trials of terrorists suspects detained at Guantanamo prison camp were illegal under both … Continue reading

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