[Marxism] Free Guantanamo Political Prisoners - Green Left Weekly #569 February 4, 2004

glparramatta glparramatta at greenleft.org.au
Tue Feb 3 03:28:07 MST 2004

Green Left Weekly, issue #569, February 4, 2004

Free Hicks and Habib!

Australian citizens David Hicks and Mamdouh Habib remain locked in the 
US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, in conditions that amount to torture. 
Now, even Hicks' military lawyer has attacked the unfair, closed 'trial' 
process, and called for Hicks (and by implication Habib) to be returned 
to Australia.


IRAQ: Ex-diplomat reveals Australia's illegal killing spree

On January 17, former diplomat Tony Kevin revealed that Australian SAS 
forces in Iraq had engaged in a ``turkey shoot'' against Iraqi troops 30 
hours before US President George Bush's declaration of war. Green Left 
Weekly's Nick Everett spoke to Kevin about the implications of 
Australia's role in this covert war.

Arundhati Roy: 'We have to become the global resistance'

Dita Sari: 'Is another power possible?'


International News

# INDIA: Arundhati Roy - 'We have to become the global resistance'
# CHINA: A huge market or a production rival?
# LATIN AMERICA: Rising struggles frustrate US plans for FTAA
# Dita Sari: 'Is another power possible?'
# INDIA: Big Pakistan delegation at WSF
# UNITED STATES: Compensation for bullied students
# BRITAIN: Will Hutton's `whitewash' save Blair?
# UNITED STATES: Who will pay the price for Iraq?
# UNITED STATES: Weapons inspector admits: Iraq has no WMDs
# UNITED STATES: Who deserves to be president?
# IRAQ: UN called in to salvage US occupation plan
# INDONESIA: Broad opposition to `rotten' politicians
# Exxon Mobil's dirty history

Regular features

# Write on: Letters to the editor
# Loose cannons <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/569/569p4d.htm>

Australian News

# Jail sentence for no war activists
# Australian newsbites 
# Socialist candidate calls 'Challenge to Beattie' rally
# Socialist Alliance `evicts' Labor MP
# Inala socialist candidate defends public housing
# Socialists make refugees' rights an election issue
# Migrant student faces deportation
# Fighting TAFE fees <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/569/569p4c.htm>
# Postal workers' resistance was `amazing'

Comment and Analysis

# Free David Hicks! <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/569/569p11.htm>
# Work for the dole is bad for you
# A woman's place is in the struggle: `Parental responsibility': a cover 
for neoliberalism <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/569/569p8b.htm>
# Qld election: The issues that won't go away
# Our common cause: An open letter to Labor delegates
# Labor and refugees: nothing changes
# 'Slackers'? - Labor leader Latham attacks the vulnerable
# Unis motivated by cash - not results
# The myth of ethnic crime

Cultural Dissent

# Kev Carmody is back <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/569/569p21.htm>
# The crassness of Ford
# On the box <http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/569/569p21c.htm>
# Listen to your inner 'genome'
# A reality check on public education

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For Sydney readers:

John Pilger and Andrew Wilkie speak
Breaking the Silence: truth and lies in the war on terror

Sunday Feb 15, 6pm, Clancy Auditorium, University of NSW. $20/$10.
Bookings essential! Ph 9690 1977 or 9211 2600. Visit
www.stopwarcoalition.org <http://www.stopwarcoalition.org> for full details.

Tariq Ali speaks on
empire & resistance

Hear the radical author of Clash of Fundamentalisms & Bush in Babylon.
Sun Mar 14, 6pm. Clancy Auditorium, Uni of NSW. $20/$10. Organised by
GLW. Bookings essential. Ph 9690 1977.
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