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Afghans pay price of New Labour’s war

11 December 2007
The British media heralded the capture of Musa Qala, a town in Helmand province which has been under Taliban control for ten months, as a decisive turning point in the war in Afghanistan.

Lords rule that Iraqis have human rights

20 June 2007
The House of Lords ruled last week that European human rights law did apply to British troops serving in Iraq in the case of Baha Musa who died in their custody four years ago.

Court martial: there is ‘no case to answer’ over Baha Musa’s death

24 February 2007
Hotel receptionist Baha Musa was arrested by British soldiers, along with eight other Iraqis in September 2003.

Court martial hears evidence of torture by British

04 November 2006
Five members of the Queen’s Lancashire regiment (now amalgamated into the Duke of Lancaster’s regiment) and two members of the Intelligence Corps are being tried on charges connected with the death of Baha Musa and the abuse of other prisoners in Iraq.

'We must reject fortress Europe'

16 October 2004
The other day 1,000 migrants arrived on the Italian island of Lampedusa in just one single day.

Doctrine for domination

05 October 2002
IN JAMES Bond films the villain always has a plan to dominate the world. Usually this is something that he reveals in private, in some secret hideout far from the everyday world. Not so the United States under George W Bush. A fortnight ago his administration published The National Security Strategy of the United States of America.

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