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Documents reveal illegal NSA intercepts
Declassified court files show US agency illegally collected 56,000 US citizen emails annually, but has now purged them.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2013 08:18 GMT
Epic fail: The neocon attempt to destroy the anti-Iran war movement
NIAC has increasingly troubled the war crowd, "so much so that it has become one of their favourite targets".
Last updated: 07 May 2013 10:41 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
The 'War on Terror' goes to court
For a majority of Guantanamo detainees, US judges have found flimsy evidence linking the suspects to 'terror' groups.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2011 16:55 GMT
US targeted killings 'allowed'
A judge upholds US plans to kill American citizens like Anwar al-Awlaki outside of war zones in certain circumstances.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2010 19:00 GMT
US judge blocks Awlaki killing case
Judge dismisses lawsuit to prevent US from targeting Anwar al-Awlaki, the US-born, Yemen-based cleric linked to plots.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2010 18:55 GMT
US court rejects Afghan prison suit
Appeals court rules prisoners have no right to challenge imprisonment at Bagram air base.
Last updated: 22 May 2010 04:56 GMT
Bagram detainees win court ruling
Foreign detainees held at US base in Afghanistan can challenge their detention.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2009 19:23 GMT
Judge dismisses CIA leak lawsuit
Ex-CIA operative had accused Dick Cheney and others of conspiring to leak her identity.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2007 00:18 GMT
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Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
On the record: Journalism is not a crime
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Will the internet set us free?
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
Infographic: How India forms a government
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
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What was Rumi talking about?
Secret justice inside the EU courts
The failure of post-Soviet bloc democratisation
Women take on the 'confidence gap'
Should Finland join NATO?
On capitalism and coercion
In Pictures: Thailand's Songkran festival
Political divisions are forgotten as New Year is celebrated with a wet and wild nationwide water fight.
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
In Pictures: Remembering Deir Yassin
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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