And accounts of what happened in PNG have been zipping around the world via the Internet links of anti-globalisation activists. The fact that blood had been spilled because of protests against the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund has made it something of a cause celebre. Australian students demonstrated outside World Bank offices in Sydney's Martin Place on Thursday and yesterday there was another protest at the PNG High Commission in Canberra. http://la.indymedia.org/display.php3?article_id=8361
The death toll from last week's violence in the Papua New Guinea capital, Port Moresby, has risen to four.
Richard Dinnen reports, the four were killed during an attack on a university campus by heavily armed police
A police squard stormed the campus in Port Moresby on Tuesday morning after earlier breaking up a protest outside nearby government buildings. Three students were killed and a fourth has now died over the weekend. Several more are still receiving medical treatment.