Monthly Archives: October 2011

Toppling dictatorships in Libya and Syria

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Debunking myths about Europe

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Elected dictatorships in London and Athens

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Britain awash with secret police

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Basque Country: ETA was not alone in having blood on its hands

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UK plan to keep torture secret

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UK Judge sets Egypt an example

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