World: Comfort for the Colonels

IF the majority of nations in the Council of Europe have their way, they will next month take a drastic and unprecedented action. Because of the mistreatment of political prisoners and suppression of human rights in Greece, the democratically ruled countries of Europe will suspend the birthplace of democracy from any further participation in the 18-nation organization. Among the supporters of the action is Greece's exiled King Constantine, who this month visited both Denmark and England in an effort to encourage even stronger opposition to the military-backed regime of Premier George Papadopoulos.

Expulsion from the Council of Europe, which is a sort...

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