Human Rights

Fred Korematsu: Why his story still matters today

The Japanese American was forced into an internment camp during WWII and subsequently spoke up for Muslim Americans.

Fred Korematsu: Why his story still matters today

Human Rights

US top court hears case of Muslims detained after 9/11

Supreme Court weighs case by Muslims to decide whether men alleging religious discrimination had right to sue officials.

Supreme Court hears case of Muslims detained after 9/11

Reporter's Notebook

Fifteen years on, 9/11 trials still 'years away' from starting

Fifteen years after September 11, the trials of those detained in connection to the attacks are far from over. In fact, they haven't even begun.

Fifteen years on, 9/11 trials still 'years away' from starting

Saudi Arabia

Saudi condemns 9/11 law, warns of 'consequences'

US law that would allow families of victims to sue Saudi government a matter of "great concern", foreign ministry says.

Saudi Arabia condemns passage of US 9/11 law

US & Canada

Obama: Veto override of 9/11 bill 'a mistake'

US president says Senate's vote to override his veto of legislation would "set a dangerous precedent".

US & Canada

US Congress overrides Obama's veto on 9/11 bill

Families of 9/11 victims are now able to sue Saudi Arabia for allegedly backing attackers after law is passed.

US Congress overrides Obama's veto on 9/11 bill

US & Canada

US: Barack Obama vetoes 9/11 bill

Obama vetoes bill that would have allowed families of victims of September 11, 2001, to sue government of Saudi Arabia.

US: President Barack Obama vetoes 9/11 bill

Fault Lines

The Dark Prison: Legacy of the CIA Torture Programme

Victims of the CIA's brutal interrogation programme speak out about torture and its effect on their lives.

September 11

I remember the day ... 9/11: An American perspective

The author was preparing for her wedding on 9/11. What followed was a journey through the US and the American psyche.

I remember the day ... 9/11: An American perspective

Opinion

9/11 New York: Remembering a pre-political moment

The politics of the mourning has triumphed over the mourning of the political.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Opinion

9/11 then and now: Terror, militarism, war and fear

It is no wonder that this war persists as terror groups expand further.

Rami G Khouri

by Rami G Khouri

Rami G Khouri

Opinion

Afghanistan still at the mercy of myopic policies

The US must continue to pressure Pakistan to stop harbouring the militants who threaten Afghanistan and the world.

Helena Malikyar

by Helena Malikyar

Helena Malikyar

September 11

Obama on 9/11 anniversary: We never give in to fear

US president begins remembrance by celebrating diversity and promising to "destroy" groups such as al-Qaeda and ISIL.

Obama on 9/11 anniversary: We never give in to fear

Guantanamo Bay

Tortured Saudi pleads for transfer from Guantanamo

Alleged 20th September 11 attacks hijacker asks review board for freedom as the US admits his torture at naval prison.

Tortured Saudi pleads for transfer from Guantanamo

Special series

Drone: Inside the CIA's Secret Drone War

From drone operators to strike victims, we examine the impact of remote-controlled killing and the future of warfare.

Drone: Inside the CIA's Secret Drone War