Civil Liberties

Rights Are Curtailed for Terror Suspects

March 25, 2011 By EVAN PEREZ Wall Street Jounal.com New rules allow investigators to hold domestic-terror suspects longer than others without giving them a Miranda warning, significantly expanding exceptions to the instructions...

Peter King’s Terror Hearings Take Over

Apologies to our readers for neglecting to post this excellent piece in a more timely manner. Rep. King's hearings may be over for the moment, but the efforts to further inflame anti-Muslim sentiment among Americans (and thus garner silent acquiescence of, if not outright bellicose ranting in favor of, further bombing of various sovereign nations without a congressional declaration of war) certainly will continue. Reality-check reminders as to the underlying themes of theatrical productions like Mr. King's, such as offered here by The Daily Bell, are sorely needed.

Bradley Manning Now ‘Catatonic’; Obama ENOUGH!

The irony of this situation continuing with silent acquiescence from the Commander-in-Chief, in light of his "White House Conference on Bullying Prevention" today and launch of his new website, stopbullying.gov, is truly stunning... Stop Bullying, Gov, indeed. Please see related note at the end of this article just sent by Voters For Peace.

White House Says Tribunals Can Resume at Guantánamo

March 7, 2011 By REUTERS NYTimes.com WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama lifted a two-year freeze on new military trials at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba and suggested on Monday Congress was hurting national security by...

Lawsuit contends FBI violated rights of hundreds of Muslim Americans

February 22, 2011by Shan LiLos Angeles Times The FBI violated the 1st Amendment rights of hundreds of Muslims by using a paid informant to target and monitor several Southern California mosques based solely on religion,...

U.S. Justice v. the world

By Glenn Greenwald February 18, 2011 Salon.com In March, 2002, American citizen Jose Padilla was arrested in Chicago and publicly accused by then-Attorney-General John Ashcroft of being "The Dirty Bomber." Shortly thereafter, he was transferred to a...

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