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TPIMS, just some amendments
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TPIMS, just some amendments

Control orders have been renamed with supposed adjustments, but in reality, they remain as controversial as ever. Erica Buist The power to make control orders was voted through in 2005 as part of the Prevention of Terrorism Act. It gives the government the power to restrict an individual’s liberty for […]

The Tunisian Mirror
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The Tunisian Mirror

The popular revolt which some weeks ago forced the flight of the Tunisian dictator Ben Ali still has some way to go, so the future of this North African country remains an unknown. Pablo Sapag M. What is as clear as daylight is that Tunisia and the Tunisians have held […]

The silent death of the Himalayas
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The silent death of the Himalayas

In Northern India, in Himachal Pradesh, the state where a part of this mountain range lies which also hugs the borders of China and Nepal, the present reality surprises pilgrims who arrive in search of the spirituality that has characterized this mountain chain, one of the most important in the […]

Uruguay and the vagaries of ‘La Niña’
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Uruguay and the vagaries of ‘La Niña’

A long drought lasting until June is anticipated in Uruguay. It is a serious current issue in the countryside of Uruguay due to the ‘La Niña’ phenomenon, with livestock farming being the sector most affected. Wilfredo Alayon Pérez The situation confirms reports by the meteorological department of the United Nations, […]

Israel, a fallen state
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Israel, a fallen state

The piracy incident in international waters one year ago which resulted in deaths caused by Israel has various interpretations, none of which prove positive for the state that has been consistently controversial since its establishment in 1948. For those who have spent decades denouncing the country’s legitimacy, this is only […]