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  1. The bloody battle for freedom

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the time or date an operation will start. Before the invasion, the Allies fed false information to Germany's leader Adolf Hitler, leading him to concentrate his forces at the narrowest point ...

  2. Overseas media given freedom to cover unrest, but some areas still out of bounds

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to journalists, prompting armed police to intervene. In contrast with the experience last March in Tibet, journalists were given greater freedom yesterday. Journalists were taken on a tour of the city ... access in the region had been cut off to stop the spread of information, a move confirmed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Qin Gang yesterday. 'In the investigation of this incident, ...

  3. A struggle for freedom

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Almost 100 days after the toppling of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt showed the Tunisian uprising was no one-off, the region continues to roil. After seeing Bahrain's protests successfully put down, Barack Obama unveiled plans on Thursday to promote what he ...

  4. Weeping monks' cry for freedom gives the lie to peace in Lhasa

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... monastery has been locked. It is the first time that people could enter. We don't have freedom.' Asked what they were fighting for, several shouted: 'Freedom.' They said about ...

  5. Freedom's Battle III- The War on Land 1939-1945

    Posted Dec 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Freedom's Battle III- The War on Land 1939-1945 edited by Ronald Lewin (introduction by Len Deighton) Vintage, HK$144 The War on Land, 1939-1945 is the third and final volume of the superb, reissued Freedom's Battle trilogy, published in 1993, of first-hand accounts from the second world war that engulfed Europe, Africa and Asia. With the first two ...

  6. Anti-porn law a threat to Indonesian freedoms

    Posted May 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the majority moderate followers of the faith. There is no room for such legislation in a country fighting to maintain the democratic freedoms it won so boldly by forcing dictator Suharto's ... in the world have shown- in Iran, Saudi Arabia and, most strikingly, under Afghanistan's ousted Taleban regime- if they manage to impose their will, basic rights and freedoms will quickly ...

  7. freedom fighters

    Posted May 29th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... Compiled by Paul Kay 1 Which Mexican revolutionary led the only foreign military attack on the continental United States in the 20th century? 2 Who led an unsuccessful revolution against the Roman Empire between 73-71BC? 3 Which freedom fighter was also known as the Maid of Orleans? 4 In which South American country was Che Guevara born? 5 Who did British tabloid the Sunday Express ...

  8. Liberty, not hypocrisy must underpin Freedom Tower

    Posted Jul 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of construction on the 70-storey Freedom Tower marks another milestone in the city's recovery. But almost everything else about it- from the high-security design to the defiant tone ... officials, project architects and the developer all insist that the skyscraper will stand for democracy, freedom and other vaunted American values. Nearby will be a memorial that includes reflecting ...

  9. Terror threat has not gone away

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... States' efforts. So, more violence will not solve the problem. The way I see it, every country needs to work together to fight terrorism. Information should be shared so that terrorists can ... the possibility of a terror attack here. There is a very good saying in English- one man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter. And the term 'terrorist' is difficult to define, ...

  10. Action on press hurt public rights

    Posted Apr 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What freedoms may have been infringed when police, appallingly, used excessive force to remove demonstrators from the Central Government Offices last week? ('We didn't use ... freedom was dented. Designated press areas during police operations are arguably an infringement of guaranteed freedoms. To make matters worse, press freedom was infringed during the protest ...




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