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Creation of Colony of Assab – 1882

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 4:10 am

[This is a declaration by the Kingdom of Italy and its parliament regarding the transfer of the Assab area from Rubattino Company to the government of Italy and the creation of a colony on the area. This Act granted power to the Italian Ministry of [...]

Treaty | Contracts of Assab and Ras Lumah 1869 and 1870

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 4:05 am

[The contract of Assab was a contract for the sale of lands in the area known as Asab to Mr Joseph Sapeto of the Rubattino Company on November 15, 1869. The sellers, Hassan-ben-Ahmad and Ibrahim-ben-Ahmad, were brothers in charge of the area [...]

Reality-Check: Anti-terrorism Laws in 10 Western Countries

Monday, December 26, 2011 @ 11:31 pm

This post provides a bird’s-eye-view of some of the restrictive provisions in the Anti-terrorism legislations of ten western countries. It is extracted from two sources. The first eight – i.e., the laws of Australia, Spain, France, Germany, [...]