Dictatorship: A Forbidden History (Part 1: Rome - Dictatorship and Iustitium)
Part of a series on the moral question of dictatorship. Click on the following link to view an e-book I wrote on the subject: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Terrible-Beauty-Dictatorship-Colm-Gillis-ebook/dp/...
Egypt declares state of emergency after deadly church attacks - BBC News
President Sisi announces a three-month state of emergency after attacks by IS kill dozens of people.
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Since Duterte became president, at least 3,300 people have been killed.
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Court Rules NSA Bulk Data Collection Was Never Authorized By Congress
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Roman dictator
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Legal issues related to the September 11 attacks
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The Emergency (India)
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Extrajudicial prisoners of the United States
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Habeas corpus
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Publius Sulpicius Galba Maximus
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Martial Law in the Philippines
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Egypt declares state of emergency after deadly church attacks - BBC News
President Sisi announces a three-month state of emergency after attacks by IS kill dozens of people.
In Duterte’s Philippines, here’s how one man survived when a death squad came after him
Since Duterte became president, at least 3,300 people have been killed.
Emergencies Act
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Ioannis Metaxas
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1997 rebellion in Albania
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Hawaii Island Declares A Dengue Fever State Of Emergency
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Aulus Postumius Albus Regillensis
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2006 state of emergency in the Philippines
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