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Bad Iranians, bad Muslims, good Americans
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Bad Iranians, bad Muslims, good Americans

My wife and I went to see the film “Argo”, directed and starring Ben Affleck. It is a tense action flick, based on a true story. Steve Latham During the 1979 Iranian revolution, demonstrations against the Shah’s dictatorial regime initially united combined secular liberal and Muslim fundamentalist groups. With the […]

How can Syrian  kids smile?
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How can Syrian kids smile?

The brutal and violent regime has a profound impact on many aspects of life in Syria. Even children are not excluded from the actions of armed terrorists, whose attacks bear the unmistakable stamp of Al-Qaeda. – – Luis Beatón – It is perhaps down to their innocence that Syrian children […]

Are there skeletons in IKEA’s closet?
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Are there skeletons in IKEA’s closet?

The Swedish furniture manufacturing giant may have used forced labour in the 70s and 80s, using political prisoners from communist Germany and Cuban criminals to assemble its products.  These are the claims made by prisoners who worked in the jails, and that are shown in supporting documents from the East […]