Ancient, magical spells of subjugation, love, and sex sounds like the opening lines to an adult fairy tale, but these steamy evildoings are also found on an 1,800-year-old ancient Egyptian “erotic binding spell.”
Much had changed in the nearly nine years since Patrick Henry had delivered his widely noted “Treason” speech in May 1765 as a protest against the Stamp Act.The Boston Tea Party in December 1773 had prompted a crackdown by British authorities, who singled out Massachusetts for especially tight royal supervision.
EQUATORIAL GUINEAEquatorial Guinea is nominally a democracy. In 1991, the country embarked upon a process of democratization and the GREG now allows political opposition. The 1993 legislative, 1995 municipal and 1996 presidential multi-party elections were all considered deeply flawed by most international and independent observers and regarded by many in Equatorial Guinea as rigged.