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No. 25 of #50cases. They were dark years for the United Kingdom, a period known as ‘the Troubles’ in Northern Ireland. Between 1971 and 1975, over 3,000 people were arrested, interned and … Continued
No. 9 of #50cases. “Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time.” We’ve all heard this muttered by a bad-talking TV cop slapping handcuffs on a villain. There’s a point to … Continued
No. 45 of #50cases. “Because I know what’s best for you”. Were you ever told that as a child? In many situations, what a child thinks is basically ignored, and there … Continued
This week, we are posting stories about freedom of speech and protest. Protests emerge when our feelings of right and wrong, justice and injustice are too strong to keep locked up … Continued
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