Uli Schmetzer 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...
GIVE A VOICE
Gortahork, Donegal June 16 2011 Read...
How the Chinese
conquered Southeast Asia
and target Europe
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The Chinese Juggernaut : How the
Chinese Conquered Southeast Asia
tells the stories of the Chinese Diaspora in
Southeast Asia and Australia. Despite
persecutions, legal restrictions, expropriations
and periodic pogroms the Chinese migrants
persevered in Asia with the same stubborn
determination that has made them the most
active, successful but also feared new settlers
and investors around the world today.
A VENETIAN RIDDLE
VENICE, Italy To prevent the sea
from burying this city of waterways and
ancient history Silvio Berlusconi's
government launched a spectacular 1.5
bill Euro (two billion dollar) rescue
operation four years ago. Its target was to
tame flooding high tides from the Adriatic
Sea with gigantic steel barriers. .Read....
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 Olympics.Read...
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.
TORTURE: Will Anyone Pay?
Noosa, Australia, December 13, 2014 – The real shock of the U.S. Senate
report on the government-sanctioned torture of terrorist suspects is not in
the details of the brutal methods practiced but in the damning conclusion
the CIA mislead the public and the Obama administration by claiming
torture provided vital information which saved lives. Read...
COCK-UP DOWN UNDER
Brisbane, Australia, Dec 17, 2014 – The botched Sydney Siege this
month has taught us no matter how many anti-terrorist laws we make, how
much more power we invest in gun-toting special police in the end the real
terror we face is the incompetence of our officials and government
agencies that are often blinded or ignorant to the obvious. Read...