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Report: US unfairly targeted Arabs, Muslims
Rights groups say the US prosecution of terrorism cases targets Muslims and are fraught with abuses.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2014 06:24 GMT
Shocked conscience: the case of Lynne Stewart
The case of Lynne Stewart continues to cast a dark shadow over civil liberties in the US, writes author.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2013 12:52 GMT
NDAA: Pre-emptive prosecution coming to a town near you
The potent charge of terrorism has been used to systematically curtail justice, writes author.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2013 11:35 GMT
Calls mount to ban Hamas from Twitter
An evangelical group says Hamas access to Twitter violates the United States' 'material support' laws.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2012 13:16 GMT
The unjust fate of an American 'terrorist'
Muhammad Salah's "internal banishment" sentence is even more severe than those imposed in South Africa, writes Silver.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2012 14:56 GMT
No accountability for torture
A US appeals court dismissed a case brought by Jose Padilla, a terrorism suspect detained without charges and tortured.
Last updated: 10 May 2012 09:07 GMT
39 ways to limit free speech
Is freedom of expression really free when the government can punish that expression because of its political content?
Last updated: 02 May 2012 15:30 GMT
Iranian terrorist group has close US allies
The Mujahedin-e Khalq, which the US designates a terrorist group, has the backing of prominent American conservatives.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2011 15:00 GMT
Birth certificates and unconscious racism
Institutional racism and racial profiling remain rampant in the US, epitomised by Obama's birth certificate controversy.
Last updated: 14 May 2011 09:51 GMT
Resolution 1973: Preventing a massacre
Although more clarity on intervention in Libya is needed, failure to act would have led to another Srebrenica.
Last updated: 31 Mar 2011 15:13 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
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Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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