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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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In Pictures: Floods ravage Pakistan
Al Jazeera visits Multan in Pakistan which has been inundated with floodwaters affecting more than 2.2 million people.
In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
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