Tariq Ramadan speaks to Moazzam Begg about the Guantanamo hunger strikers and if Muslims are doing enough for them
One year since the assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki CagePrisoners publishes a report which reveals what role he really played in the Al-Qaeda leadership
Al Jazeera follows the stories of some of those caught up in the anti-terrorist crackdown that followed 9/11 as they speak out about the injustices they have endured and their fears of a rising Islamophobia.
Having directed big-budget action thrillers like “The Bourne Identity” and “Mr. & Mrs. Smith,” Doug Liman is taking a grassroots approach to a new project meant to raise awareness about real-life violence, politics and torture.
The American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal court Wednesday to force the Obama administration to release legal and intelligence records related to the killing of three U.S. citizens in drone attacks in Yemen last year.
January 24, 2012 "Salon" -- Developments in three legal cases, just from the last 24 hours, potently illuminate the Rules of American Justice.
To refrain accountability, and continue its illegal global war, U.S. government officials have two walls to protect themselves behind: say secrecy, and propaganda/ psychological operations. When the first surround is penetrated, as Bradley Manning and WikiLeaks have done, and as justice Ellsberg did during the Vietnam era, it turns to propaganda, and psychological operations, (telling outright lies, spinning half-truths, character assassination, accusing others of treachery and wrong-doing).
The US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit by five victims of the CIA’s “extraordinary rendition” program against Jeppesen Dataplan, a unit of Boeing. The six-five ruling adopts as a rationale the anti-democratic “state secrets” doctrine advocated by the Obama administration.
Nine years into what the US used to call the "global war on terror," the nation still cannot agree on how to describe the struggle, how to characterise it, or on a logically consistent set of tools and procedures to conduct it. To some, this might seem unacceptable. I, however, would be far more critical if I did not harbor some degree of ambivalence myself.
Al-Aulaqi v. Obama: Glenn Greenwald analyses legal challenges by the ACLU and CCR against the US government's sanctioning of the targetting of Anwar al-Awlaki
Preventing terrorism or recreating Islam?
Documentary: The Judgment
After twelve years of torture Shaker Aamer's voice is heard - for a few seconds
Dr. Mahmoud al-Jaidah: Qatari national tortured in an Emirati prison
Rest in Power, Mandela
Blacklisted for being Muslim: On Quilliam, the EDL and the Islamophobia industry
Al-Qaeda? they don't know the ABC of it!