Uli Schmetzer's Books
SABRA and SHATILA
Shatila Refugee Camp, Beirut Sept 18 2011
LONDON RIOT: I-PHONE NOT BREAD
Venice, August 2011 Read
EUROPE; HOW LONG WILL SHOCK THERAPY WORK?
Venice July 15, 2011 Read...
How the Chinese
conquered Southeast Asia
and target Europe
Available in Amazon
When two Americans raised their fists in the
Black Power salute in 1968 no one paid much
attention to the third man. After all he had not
raised his own fist though pinned to his chest
was a button demanding equal rights for all
mankind no matter what their color or creed.
The button-badge would become the cross
Peter Norman carried for the rest of his life.
His country, Australia, neither redeemed him
nor officially recognized he had not acted
against the spirit but in the spirit of the
Olympic Games. Australia's greatest sprinter
was never allowed to run in another
A FORGOTTEN HERO
The Lama's Lover
and other stories
In this collection of ten
short stories we meet a
range of extraordinary
individuals. Each carries
their own cross in
societies marred by
religious, political and
social injustices. The
protagonists are often a
composite of people the
author met during his
career travelling the world
as a foreign correspondent.
WHO LIT THE FIRES
Port Barton, Philippines, Oct 30, – For a week now
we have been running out to sea and back in Dole’s
pumboat below a layer of toxic haze blanketing South
East Asia for the last two months, sometimes veil-thin
other times thick as yellow pea soup.
My boatman Dole thinks its the weather, a leftover
from the last cyclone. His cousins in Cebu are content
because its cooler since the haze has eclipsed the sun
MERCHANTS OF CHAOS
November 25, 2015 - The downing by Turkish missiles of a
Russian war plane allegedly bombing ISIS fighters in Syria has exposed the
chaos and disaccord among a global alliance of nations who all claim to be
confronting Islamic terrorists but are following their own national agendas.
TAMING THE EXODUS
VENICE, Italy, May 11, 2016 – Ever since a Franco-German project welded
together nations quite diverse in culture and mentality their creation, the
European Union, has struggled to level national differences and impose
common regulations often more apt for a wealthier and more disciplined
North t hen the more loosely run and poorer South of the continent.Read...