About the Cover

Closely watched by police, blockaders on the ground and on tripods attempt to

prevent access to AIDEX '91, at the National Exhibition grounds in Canberra,

Australia, during late November 1991. The photo is provided by Bill Breiner.

Printing by Marshall Arts, 24 Industrial Ave, Wacol.

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AIDEX Protests

24.1 Brisbane AIDEX Coalition Report Jack Sherrington

and Karen Allen

24.2 Picket Line Prayer Neville Watson

24.3 Anti-AIDEX Women's Action Kathlyn Rosetta

Other Australian Actions

24.4 East Timor Independence: Support Actions Dean Jefferys

24.5 Creative Tactics in Court Bernadette McCartney

24.6 Videos About Nonviolence Jerry Smith

24.7 Hunter Valley RAG's Strategy James Langley

24.8 War Tax Resister in Court Brendan Condon

24.9 Bankrupt Tax Resister Refuses To Cooperate Robert Burrowes

24.10 Where To From Here? (The latest developments in

Robert Burrowes' war tax resistance campaign)

Thomas Weber

International Actions

24.11 Stop Nuclear Testing

24.12 European Peace Pilgrimage Dirk Jan Dullemond

Conferences and Training

24.13 PBI: A Vision Of Resistance Karen Ridd

24.14 Training in Yugoslavia Christine Schweitzer

24.15 New Training Institute

24.16 A Japanese Experience of Australian NV Training Chiaki Mikuni


24.17 1992 Housmans Peace Diary and World Peace Directory

Prisoners For Peace

NV Bibliography

NVA Legal Handbook


24.18 Hooka Hay: It's a Good Day To Die Dean Jefferys

ANZUS Plowshares: From Prison in Texas Ciaron O'Reilly


24.19 East Timor Petitions: To Shell Australia, To the Indonesian Consulate

24.20 Nv Gathering registration form

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