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Somalia, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... .....................................................121 Relations with Other African States ............................................................ ...of Disintegration • MASS MEDIA • FOREIGN RELATIONS • Relations with Other African States • Relations with Arab Countries • Relations with the Uni... ... much of the country; droughts frequent; only Jubba River in somewhat wetter southwest has permanent water flow. Shabeelle River, also in southwest, f... ...ive Committee to form interim government and established rival government in southern Mogadishu, compelling Mahammad's government to retreat to northe... ...growing domestic criticism by releasing from detention two leading political prisoners of conscience, former premier Igaal and former police commander... ... off throughout 1986−87. Although Siad Barre and Mengistu agreed to exchange prisoners taken in the Ogaden War and to cease aiding each other's domest... ...es committed by troops in the field, prison authorities mistreated political detainees and other prisoners, despite the fact that on January 24, 1990,...

... to be published by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. The revised edition of this publication is now in the editorial process and will appear in the first half of 1993. The finished work will contain an introduction that highlights major trends detailed in the individual chapters and brings Somalia?s situation up to date. The book also will include ...

...ble of Contents: Somalia, a country study, 1 -- Federal Research Division, 1 -- FOREWORD, 4 -- Preface, 4 -- GEOGRAPHY, 5 -- ECONOMY, 5 -- GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS, 6 -- Introduction, 7 -- THE SOMALIS: THEIR ORIGINS, MIGRATIONS, AND SETTLEMENT, 14 -- Emergence of Adal, 15 -- The Somali Peninsula on the Eve of Imperial Partition, 16 -- SOMALIA, 16 -- FOREWORD, 16 -- Acknowle...

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United Arab Emirates, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ...volved with the European powers that sailed into the Indian Ocean and around Southeast Asia. In the twentieth century, the discovery of massive oil de... ...those routes under their control, the Parthians established garrisons as far south as Oman. In the third century A.D., the Sassanians, another Persian... ... Sultan (1806−65) encouraged Omanis to settle in Zanzibar, an island off the African coast that had retained strong connections with Oman and, from Za... ...l Said rulers. The one in Muscat, with a weakened merchant fleet and no East African revenues, was left with little support. Because of the different ... ...e” of Iraq. As of late 1993, Iraq was believed to hold more than 800 Kuwaiti prisoners of war. Kuwait has taken several steps to counter the ongoing m... ...resolutions, particularly those concerning border demarcation and release of prisoners. These statements, which did not name countries or organization... ...hat followed the country's liberation. Many arrests were arbitrary, and some detainees were held for months without being charged. As of early 1993, a...

... Gulf States: Country Studies replaces the previous edition, published in 1984. Like its predecessor, the present book attempts to treat in a compact and objective manner the dominant historical, social, economic, political, and national security aspects of the five contemporary states of the Persian Gulf covered in this volume?Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the United ...

... 24 -- Sunni Islam, 26 -- Shia Islam, 27 -- The Spread of Islam, 29 -- THE GULF IN THE MIDDLE AGES, 30 -- THE AGE OF COLONIALISM, 31 -- WAHHABI ISLAM AND THE GULF, 33 -- TREATIES WITH THE BRITISH, 34 -- DISCOVERY OF OIL, 36 -- INDEPENDENCE, 37 -- DEVELOPMENTS SINCE INDEPENDENCE, 40 -- TRIBAL NATURE OF GULF SOCIETY, 41 -- Chapter 5. United Arab Emirates, 44 -- COUNTRY, 44 -...

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Crime in South Africa

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... Corruption in South Africa ... ... Murder in South Africa ... ... Prisoners and detainees of South Africa ... ... Prisoners and detainees of South Africa ... ... Prisoners and detainees of South Africa ... ... Riots and civil disorder in South Africa ... ... South African criminal law ... ... South African criminals ... ... Prisoners and detainees of South Africa ...

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Kuwait, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ...volved with the European powers that sailed into the Indian Ocean and around Southeast Asia. In the twentieth century, the discovery of massive oil de... ...those routes under their control, the Parthians established garrisons as far south as Oman. In the third century A.D., the Sassanians, another Persian... ... Sultan (1806−65) encouraged Omanis to settle in Zanzibar, an island off the African coast that had retained strong connections with Oman and, from Za... ...l Said rulers. The one in Muscat, with a weakened merchant fleet and no East African revenues, was left with little support. Because of the different ... ...e” of Iraq. As of late 1993, Iraq was believed to hold more than 800 Kuwaiti prisoners of war. Kuwait has taken several steps to counter the ongoing m... ...resolutions, particularly those concerning border demarcation and release of prisoners. These statements, which did not name countries or organization... ...hat followed the country's liberation. Many arrests were arbitrary, and some detainees were held for months without being charged. As of early 1993, a...

...e Army. The last two pages of this book list the other published studies. Most books in the series deal with a particular foreign country, describing and analyzing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, and examining the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. The authors seek to provid...

... 24 -- Sunni Islam, 26 -- Shia Islam, 27 -- The Spread of Islam, 29 -- THE GULF IN THE MIDDLE AGES, 30 -- THE AGE OF COLONIALISM, 31 -- WAHHABI ISLAM AND THE GULF, 33 -- TREATIES WITH THE BRITISH, 34 -- DISCOVERY OF OIL, 36 -- INDEPENDENCE, 37 -- DEVELOPMENTS SINCE INDEPENDENCE, 40 -- TRIBAL NATURE OF GULF SOCIETY, 41 -- Chapter 2. Kuwait, 44 -- COUNTRY, 44 -- SOCIETY, 44 ...

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Law enforcement in South Africa

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... Crime in South Africa ... ... Law enforcement agencies of South Africa ... ... Prisoners and detainees of South Africa ... ... Prisoners and detainees of South Africa ... ... Prisoners and detainees of South Africa ... ... South African criminals ... ... South African police officers ... ... Prisoners and detainees of South Africa ... ... Prisoners and detainees of South Africa ...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...SSION REPORT Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:25 PM Page i List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii–xiv Preface xv 1. “WE... ...2.2 Bin Ladin’s Appeal in the Islamic World 48 2.3 The Rise of Bin Ladin and al Qaeda (1988–1992) 55 2.4 Building an Organization, Declaring War o... ...gate just before 8:00. 10 Washington Dulles:American 77. Hundreds of miles southwest of Boston, at Dulles International Airport in the Virginia suburb... ...nutes after the hijacking began, Betty Ong contacted the American Airlines Southeastern Reservations Office in Cary, North Carolina, via an AT&T airph... ... in Khartoum. 30 Bin Ladin agreed to help Turabi in an ongoing war against African Christian separatists in southern Sudan and also to do some road bu... ...ationships with other extremist groups from these same countries; from the African states of Chad, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, and Uganda; and from the Sout... ...improving intelli- gence sharing and permitting U.S. agents to interrogate prisoners in Saudi cus- tody.The history of such cooperation in 1997 and 19... ...er during the “next couple of weeks” to free ‘Abd al- Rahman and the other prisoners, according to what may be a different source. • The same source l... ... on information obtained from captured al Qaeda members.A number of these “detainees” have firsthand knowl- edge of the 9/11 plot. Assessing the truth...

...Excerpt: We present the narrative of this report and the recommendations that flow from it to the President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the American people for their consideration. Ten Commissioners--five Republicans and five Democrats chosen by el...

...CONTENTS List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii?xiv Preface xv 1. ?WE HAVE SOME PLANES? 1 1.1 Inside the Four Flights 1 1.2 Improvising a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION OF THE NEW TERRORI...

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Saudi Arabia, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ...ed to Mecca, where he was accepted without resistance. Subsequently he moved south to strongholds in At Taif and Khaybar, which surrendered to him aft... ... trade centered around present−day Bahrain and Oman, but those living in the southwestern part of the peninsula, in present−day Yemen and southern Sau... ...and other places in the gulf region, as well as an Indian, Yemeni, and black African component (see Shia , this ch.). Asir was more closely linked to ... ...d descendants of Persians and Hadramis (from Hadramaut, or Aden), as well as Africans and people from other parts of the Arabic−speaking world. The ci... ...were active inside the kingdom and constituted the majority of the political prisoners in Saudi Arabia, a country study Diversity and Social Stratific... ...y International report published in 1990 stated that more than 700 political prisoners had been detained without charge or trial since 1983, and that ... ...efore turning them over to the regular police and were known to have flogged detainees to elicit confessions. They often used switch−like sticks to be...

... Saudi Arabia: A Country Study replaces the previous edition published in 1984. Like its predecessor, the present book attempts to treat in a compact and objective manner the dominant historical, social, economic, political, and national security aspects of contemporary Saudi Arabia. Sources of information included scholarly books, journals, and monographs; official report...

...Table of Contents: Saudi Arabia, a country study, 1 -- Federal Research Division, 1 -- Preface, 4 -- GEOGRAPHY, 4 -- ECONOMY, 5 -- GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS, 5 -- Introduction, 6 -- THE SETTING OF SAUDI ARABIA, 11 -- THE EARLY ISLAMIC PERIOD, 622?700, 12 -- Saudi Arabia, 14 -- FOREWORD, 14 -- Acknowledgments, 15 -- Preface, 15 -- COUNTRY PROFILE, 16 -- GEOGRAPHY, 16 ...

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Oman, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ...volved with the European powers that sailed into the Indian Ocean and around Southeast Asia. In the twentieth century, the discovery of massive oil de... ...those routes under their control, the Parthians established garrisons as far south as Oman. In the third century A.D., the Sassanians, another Persian... ... Sultan (1806−65) encouraged Omanis to settle in Zanzibar, an island off the African coast that had retained strong connections with Oman and, from Za... ...l Said rulers. The one in Muscat, with a weakened merchant fleet and no East African revenues, was left with little support. Because of the different ... ...e” of Iraq. As of late 1993, Iraq was believed to hold more than 800 Kuwaiti prisoners of war. Kuwait has taken several steps to counter the ongoing m... ...resolutions, particularly those concerning border demarcation and release of prisoners. These statements, which did not name countries or organization... ...hat followed the country's liberation. Many arrests were arbitrary, and some detainees were held for months without being charged. As of early 1993, a...

... 25 -- Sunni Islam, 26 -- Shia Islam, 27 -- The Spread of Islam, 29 -- THE GULF IN THE MIDDLE AGES, 30 -- THE AGE OF COLONIALISM, 31 -- WAHHABI ISLAM AND THE GULF, 33 -- TREATIES WITH THE BRITISH, 34 -- DISCOVERY OF OIL, 36 -- INDEPENDENCE, 37 -- DEVELOPMENTS SINCE INDEPENDENCE, 40 -- TRIBAL NATURE OF GULF SOCIETY, 42 -- Chapter 6. Oman, 44 -- COUNTRY, 44 -- SOCIETY, 44 --...

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Zephania Mothopeng

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...Zephania Lekoame Mothopeng (10 September 1913 – 23 October 1990) was a South African political activist and member of the Pan-Africanist Congress ... ...phania Lekoame Mothopeng (10 September 1913 – 23 October 1990) was a South African political activist and member of the Pan-Africanist Congress (PAC).... ...0 September 1913 – 23 October 1990) was a South African political activist and member of the Pan-Africanist Congress (PAC). Life ... ...was educated at St. Mary's Anglican School, St Chatswold Training College, and then achieved his matriculation in Johannesburg. He then trained as a t... ... Use dmy dates from August 2012 Use South African English from August 2012 All WorldHerit... ... Use dmy dates from August 2012 Use South African English from August 2012 All WorldHeritage ar... ... Anti-apartheid activists South African prisoners and detainees Prisoners and detainees of So... ...Anti-apartheid activists South African prisoners and detainees Prisoners and detainees of South Africa ... ... Anti-apartheid activists South African prisoners and detainees Prisoners and detainees of So...

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Ramdas Gandhi

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Turkey : A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ..........................................................100 Villages in the South and East ........................................................... ...he Changing National Elite • Towns • Anatolian Villages • Villages in the South and East • Marriage • Gender Relations • Education • Health and... ... include punishment for security officials who abuse the rights of political detainees. Given his views, Baykal was not expected to keep the CHP in th... ...an provinces, Syria, Palestine, and Mesopotamia. Egypt, Mecca, and the North African provinces were governed under special regulations, as were satell... ...an provinces, Syria, Palestine, and Mesopotamia. Egypt, Mecca, and the North African provinces were governed under special regulations, as were satell... ...d. Another two years elapsed before former President Bayar and the remaining prisoners were released. The AP made such significant gains in the 1964 l... ...ed state direction of economic activity, and a general amnesty for political prisoners detained under martial law. However, holding only 185 seats, th...

...e Army. The last two pages of this book list the other published studies. Most books in the series deal with a particular foreign country, describing and analyzing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, and examining the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. Each study is written by a...

...Table of Contents: Turkey: A Country Study, 1 -- Federal Research Division, 1 -- Foreword, 3 -- Preface, 4 -- Country, 5 -- Transportation and Telecommunications, 5 -- Introduction, 6 -- Ancient Anatolia, 14 -- Greeks, 15 -- Sultanate of Rum, 17 -- Ottoman Institutions, 17 -- Turkey, 19 -- Foreword, 19 -- Acknowledgments, 20 -- Preface, 20 -- Country Profile, 21...

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Freehold

By: Michael Z. Williamson

... Michael Z. Williamson This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to re... ... The World eBook Library, www.worldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclo... ...then sought a public phone and looked up the address. * * * In a suburb south of where Kendra had made her decision was the embassy of the Freehol... ... and the hatch slammed as the craft lifted smoothly and angled toward the south. She spent the flight nervously rubbing the small scar on her hand, ... ...rs tall. She sought the clerk. The proprietor was a small woman, partly African in ancestry, her skin really dark in this environment, who hurried... ...aggering, but two others were supervising that and the labor would be all prisoners. She wondered again if there were enough trash bins and toilets, ... ...tractors. The others are hired as-needed, and the labor pool are all court prisoners. We've cut into the budget for landscaping, raised the fees for ... ... patrols are no better fed or clothed. If you can at least get the list of detainees home to their families, you'll be doing us a great favor." Kend... ...east as efficient as our . . . recent efforts. "When can I get a list of detainees from you and when will they be ready to travel?" Rouen shifted u...

...Description: Sergeant Kendra Pacelli played no role in the many mistakes and crimes that took place on Earth. To avoid the repressive government, she seeks asylum on another planet. Grainne. Unfortunately for Kendra, the government tracks her down and is now after her for crimes that she never ...

...e lain dormant. ?Quintus Horiatis Flaccus. "Didn't you sleep?" Kendra asked, her brain finally starting to track. "No. I didn't want to lock you in and leave you alone, so I stayed. That requires me to leave my hardware outside and cuff you to the bed or stay awake. I prefer to stay awake." "You didn't have to do that for me," Kendra said. These people were strange. Com...

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HM Prison Lindholme

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...ated near Hatfield Woodhouse in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England . Lindholme is operated by Her Majesty's Prison ... ...kshire, England . Lindholme is operated by Her Majesty's Prison Service, and is situated in close proximity to Hatfield and Moorland prisons. ... ...ally constructed as RAF Lindholme during the Second World War to house and operate bomber s. During the RAF stations lifetime it was home to th... ...o an Immigration Removal Centre . A damning report into the treatment of detainees at Lindholme Immigration Removal Centre was made in February 2004... ...ed unnecessarily. It was reported that one member of staff described north African detainees as “donkeys”, and often made "animal sounds” at all detai... ...essarily. It was reported that one member of staff described north African detainees as “donkeys”, and often made "animal sounds” at all detainees. Ot... ...re neglected. However the report also stated that much of the training for prisoners was of good quality, and that vocational courses in construction ... ...d baking were "outstanding". Lindholme today Lindholme holds Cat C male prisoners only. The prison holds Category C convicted males over the age of...

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Maurice Nyagumbo

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...as a Zimbabwean politician. Nyagumbo was born in Makoni near Rusape, and had his primary education at St Faith Anglican Mission an... ...primary education at St Faith Anglican Mission and St Augustine's Penhalonga. Working in South Africa in the 1940s, he joined the South African Commun... ...and St Augustine's Penhalonga. Working in South Africa in the 1940s, he joined the South African Communist Party.[1] In 1955 he became a founder membe... ...] In 1955 he became a founder member of the Zimbabwe Youth League. In 1959 he joined the African National Congress in 1959 and later that year he was ... ...er of the Zimbabwe Youth League. In 1959 he joined the African National Congress in 1959 and later that year he was detained. He spent most of the sub... ...that year he was detained. He spent most of the subsequent years until 1979 in prison in Southern Rhodesia. During his time in detention he wrote a bo... ... Members of the South African Communist Party Prisoners and detainees of Rhodesia Sui... ... Members of the South African Communist Party Prisoners and detainees of Rhodesia Suicides in Zimba...

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Eugene de Kock

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... Department South African Police (SAP) C... ... Department South African Police (SAP) Country... ... Country South Africa Other work ... ...ment campaign South African Police Apart... ...er de Kock (born 29 January 1949) is a former South African police colonel and assassin, active under the apartheid government. Nicknamed "Prime Evil"... ...nter-insurgency unit of the South African Police that kidnapped, tortured, and murdered numerous anti-apartheid activists from the 1980s to the early-... ...URLs 1949 births South African prisoners and detainees Living people ... ... 1949 births South African prisoners and detainees Living people Afrikan... ... African people convicted of crimes against humanity Prisoners and detainees of South Africa South African...

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Vincent de Paul Nyonda

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...Vincent de Paul Nyonda (1918–1995) was a Gabonese playwright and Minister. Nyonda served under the administration of... ...served under the administration of the first Gabonese President Léon M'ba, and was a prominent political figure in that administration. He served as M... ... that Mrs. Josephine Bongo, who was touring the province of Ngounie in the south of Gabon, and of which Mandji is the main city, had the opportunity s... ...rominent playwright in Gabon. Ironically he also played a president in the African movie Demain Jour nouveau. According to the ear... ...ese university has since renamed several facilities after the author. Many African literary prizes also bear his name. Published w... ...aths Gabonese writers Gabonese prisoners and detainees Prisoners and detainees of Ga... ... Gabonese writers Gabonese prisoners and detainees Prisoners and detainees of Gabon ...

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Joe Seremane

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...n (1938-08-26) 26 August 1938 Randfontein, Transvaal (now Gauteng), South Africa ... ... 4 (3 sons, 1 daughter) Wetshotsile Joseph "Joe" Seremane is a former South African politician and federal ch... ... (3 sons, 1 daughter) Wetshotsile Joseph "Joe" Seremane is a former South African politician and federal chairper... ...r) Wetshotsile Joseph "Joe" Seremane is a former South African politician and federal chairperson of the country'... ...ernment to the then black homeland of Bophuthatswana. He was further detained without trial from 1976 to 1978, and several times between 1982 and 1984... ... and later, mediation and conflict resolution. He was the Director of Justice and Reconciliation for the South African Council of Churches, and Chief ... ...ans Members of the National Assembly of South Africa South African prisoners and detainees ... ... Members of the National Assembly of South Africa South African prisoners and detainees Inmates...

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