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Tuesday, 24 December 2013 21:21

Abu Xmas droned

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Tariq Ramadan speaks to Moazzam Begg about the Guantanamo hunger strikers and if Muslims are doing enough for them

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Unpacking racialized conceptions of crime in America


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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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January 24, 2012 "Salon" --  Developments in three legal cases, just from the last 24 hours, potently illuminate the Rules of American Justice.

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The trial of 9/11 suspects has hit another roadblock. 

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Monday, 28 February 2011 14:56

Abdullah al-Kidd

On March 16, 2003, al-Kidd was arrested at Dulles International Airport. Several days earlier, a judge had issued a material witness arrest warrant, and required his testimony in an upcoming trial; the FBI claimed (incorrectly) that al-Kidd had a one-way ticket to Saudi Arabia, and that since no extradition treaty existed between the US and Saudi Arabia, once he left he would not return.
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How the War on Terror is Being Utilized to Curtail the Civil Rights of non-Muslims, too...
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Tuesday, 04 January 2011 09:35

Anwar Al-Awlaki

Anwar is one of three US citizens on a CIA kill or capture list.
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Civil liberties groups criticised for representing Anwar al-Awlaki, an Islamist cleric targeted by US for assassination
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Wednesday, 06 October 2010 11:10

Secrets at a Price

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).

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Wednesday, 15 September 2010 15:18

U.S. Debates Response to Targeted Killing Lawsuit

The Obama administration, fresh off a victory in persuading federal judges to dismiss a torture case for fear of revealing state secrets, is divided over using similar tactics to try to block a lawsuit over government efforts to kill an American citizen accused of ties to Al Qaeda.

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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.

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released a report Monday absolving the FBI of charges that agents conducted investigations of domestic groups based on their exercise of First Amendment rights.

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Sunday, 12 September 2010 10:26

Obama's ambivalent war

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.

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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

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Wednesday, 01 September 2010 12:26

Targeted Killing (ACLU)

 

This video from the American Civil Liberties Union condemns the U.S. government practice of issuing death sentences without due process as part of its targeted killing policy. "Targeted Killing" is being released to coincide with the filing today of an unprecedented lawsuit by the ACLU and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) challenging the government's asserted authority to use lethal force against U.S. citizens located far from any battlefield without judicial process, and without disclosing the standards it uses to target individuals for death.


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