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In the Context of Permanent War
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In the Context of Permanent War

On the 29th and 30th of January, the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign (SPSC) will be hosting a conference to be held at St Georges West Centre in Edinburgh. The event will be focused on “Palestine in the Context of the Drive to Permanent War,” on relations between Israel and Palestine […]

Ricin, the plot that never was
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Ricin, the plot that never was

In recent years, the fear of terrorism has caused governments and individuals alike to react to perceived threats more strongly, and, unfortunately, sometimes unfairly. Because of this, sometimes even a non-guilty verdict is not enough to clear one’s name. Such was the case with the ricin trial of 2004, in […]

Political Prisoner recounts his ‘Chronicles of the other Cell’
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Political Prisoner recounts his ‘Chronicles of the other Cell’

Following his arrest on 22nd May 2009, sociologist and university professor Miguel Ángel Beltrán was charged with recruiting for and collaborating with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).  The charges brought against Beltrán are based on alleged correspondence between the academic and the former FARC guerrilla leader Raúl Reyes, […]