Amnesty exposes Israel's war crimes - Green Left Weekly #681, August 30, 2006 *

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On August 23, human rights group Amnesty International accused Israel of committing war crimes. Amnesty said that the pattern and scope of Israel's bombing campaign in Lebanon, statements by Israeli officials and the scale of damage inflicted on civilian infrastructure "indicated that such destruction was deliberate and part of a military strategy, rather than 'collateral damage'".
[Full article]
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p24.htm

* ISRAEL: Government faces pressure over war's conduct
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p14b.htm
* Zionist state the root cause of Mideast conflict
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p12.htm

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Howard backs oil companies' rip-off
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p11.htm

Oil companies are raking-in record profits, while most working people in
Australia are paying more for transport and groceries. The plan that PM
John Howard announced on August 14 -- ostensibly to ease the impact of
high petrol prices on ordinary motorists -- will instead further line the
pockets of the big oil companies, including with a direct subsidy of
$100 million for on- and off-shore oil and gas exploration. [Full
article] http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p11.htm

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International News

# Amnesty exposes Israel's war crimes
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p24.htm
# ISRAEL: Government faces pressure over war's conduct
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p14b.htm
# Zionist state the root cause of Mideast conflict
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p12.htm
# IRAQ: Pentagon official: Insurgency more popular than ever
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p14.htm
# UNITED STATES: New backdoor draft
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p14c.htm
# John Pilger: 'The real threat we face is Blair'
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p15.htm
# EAST TIMOR: Australia holds up UN mission
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p16.htm
# INDONESIA: Australian company culpable in toxic mud flows
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p16b.htm
# VENEZUELA: Oil, revolution and socialism
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p17.htm
# UNITED STATES: CIA announces new mission in Venezuela and Cuba
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p18.htm
# VENEZUELA: Opening universities to the poor
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p18b.htm
# MEXICO: Huge political crisis rocks country
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p19.htm
# BOLIVIA: Moving 'from words to action'
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p19b.htm
# SOUTH AFRICA: Breaks appearing in Tripartite Alliance?
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p20.htm

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In Brief

# UNITED STATES: Opposition to Iraq war at all-time high
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p20b.htm
# VENEZUELA: Government collects money for Lebanon reconstruction
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p20c.htm
# CHILE: Miners continue strike
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p20d.htm
# BRITAIN: Soldiers bound for Iraq quit
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p20e.htm
# PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Australian company causes oil spill
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p20f.htm

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Comment and Analysis

# Howard's phoney petrol price 'relief' plan
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p11.htm
# Murri community mobilise
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p3c.htm
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# WA unionist: 'Don't ever sit back'
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# Howard's history wars offensive in schools
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# Israel's shame and Lebanon's misery
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# Fighting racism on campus
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# Doubtful justice in Lodhi sentencing
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# Solidarity in the campaign for a just peace
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Cultural Dissent

# A stinging indictment of the capitalist food system
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p21.htm
# Australian Christians: Holy Spirit with only a right wing?
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p22.htm

Australian News

# Forums discuss victims of 'war on terror'
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p2b.htm
# Boeing workers' defiance gets results
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p3.htm
# Solidarity with the 'Melbourne 13'
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p4.htm
# Election campaign launched at Victoria's 'Guantanamo'
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p4b.htm
# Cleaners protest against wage cuts
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p4c.htm
# Unionist picket Liberal Party conference
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p4d.htm
# Justice for Lebanon and Palestine rally
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p4e.htm
# Gay couple protests census discrimination
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p4f.htm
# Fines threaten unionists' homes
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p4g.htm
# Concern for human rights
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p4h.htm
# UNSW staff plan action on job losses
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p5.htm
# Teachers' union fights grading system
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p5b.htm
# Anti-whaling ship visits Melbourne
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p5c.htm
# Ipswich print plant to close
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p5d.htm
# Council reaffirms anti-nuke stance
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p5e.htm
# Anti-nuclear submission
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p5f.htm
# Compass Resources inspected by activists
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p6d.htm
# Anti-nuclear submission
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/681/681p6e.htm

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