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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
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
'Big Boy' Christie fires up Republicans
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie works his 'tough-guy magic' during keynote speech at national convention in Florida.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2012 07:54 GMT
The foot soldiers in Syria's war
In the Turkish city of Antakya, a community of Syrian exiles personify an uprising that is languishing into uncertainty.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2012 08:12 GMT
Obama inherits and embraces a 'legal mess'
From Guantanamo to Bagram prison in Afghanistan, Obama has broken his promise to end torture and illegal detention.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2011 15:04 GMT
Symptoms of the Bush-Obama presidency
A close look at the advisers whom Obama has chosen to save and sack reveal his true political personality.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2011 10:05 GMT
Rights group seeks Bush 'torture' inquiry
Human Rights Watch issues report demanding investigation into Bush era policies "authorising torture and war crimes".
Last updated: 12 Jul 2011 23:25 GMT
Criminalising Palestinian solidarity
Campaigning against Israeli apartheid has resulted in 23 Palestinian solidarity activists facing US federal grand jury.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2011 12:31 GMT
Rendition victim moves to sue US
Canadian man tortured in Syria appeals ruling that prevented him from suing officials.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2010 13:17 GMT
US court rejects 9/11 abuse lawsuit
Man held after attacks cannot sue FBI chief and forrmer attorney general, court says.
Last updated: 18 May 2009 18:57 GMT
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The photo controversy over indigenous people
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