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The family members of the victims of the Mojahedin-e Khalq terror attacks in a letter to US President Barack Obama condemned the Washington for sheltering the MKO members and opening …
The US leadership has begun naming those Guantanamo prisoners who are being force-fed to stop them from starving to death. The prisoner hunger strike at the facility has been ongoing …
Sunday, 07 April 2013 16:58

Environmentalist Jailed Over Blog Post

An environmentalist from the United States has been sent back to prison — and his friends and family say it’s because he spoke up about the government’s attempts to silence …
As class inequality in the United States continues to rise to levels not seen in a century—and levels higher than any other advanced nation—some see expanded access to post-secondary education …
Carl Warner, an attorney defending 11 Guantanamo detainees, appeared in an interview with Russia Today and read a statement from one of his clients, Faiz al-Kandari, who remains detained despite …
Two Texas state troopers responsible for a roadside body cavity search of two women have been indicted on charges of sexual assault and oppression. One of the troopers was also …
In what promises to be a major public relations headache for Maine's Department of Corrections, local media have released raw footage of a restrained inmate being subdued with pepper spray …
Sunday, 17 March 2013 13:18

US Admits Gitmo Hunger Strike Spreading

The US Military said Friday that 14 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay prison can be defined as hunger strikers, five more than they had previously reported. Lawyers have said that more …
Sunday, 17 March 2013 13:18

US Admits Gitmo Hunger Strike Spreading

The US Military said Friday that 14 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay prison can be defined as hunger strikers, five more than they had previously reported. Lawyers have said that more …
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 18:55

New York Muslims Protest Police Surveillance

A new report by a coalition of Muslims has shed further light on the NYPD’s controversial surveillance program of the Muslim community, which they say generates widespread fear and has …
Just seconds after the trigger of a gun is squeezed, police officers in cities and towns across America are alerted thanks to the latest and greatest state-of-the-art technology. Up-to-the-moment accuracy …
If you’re planning a trip to Washington, DC, you might want to choose your wardrobe wisely. A federal judge says that a Florida man was not wrongly arrested for wearing …
Bradley Manning will remain in military prison awaiting his eventual trial after an Army judge refused again a request to dismiss charges against the alleged whistleblower.
The WikiLeaks suspect's prosecution has been conducted with a complete absence of transparency – with worrying implications.
The battered credibility of the Guantánamo trials has been further dented by revelations of hidden microphones, intelligence service interference with court proceedings and protests from lawyers who say the US …
Attorneys representing detainees at Guantánamo Bay have had their worst fears confirmed about the possibility of government eavesdropping on their conversations with clients facing military tribunals.
Thursday, 14 February 2013 14:32

At Least 20 CIA Prisoners Still Missing

In one of President Barack Obama first acts in the White House, he ordered the closure of the CIA’s so-called “black-site” prisons, where terror suspects had been held and, sometimes, …
Monday, 11 February 2013 19:48

Does the Drone War Need a Kangaroo Court?

Targeted killing is murder. No amount of bureaucratic layering will rescue perpetrators from that judgment of history.
A 10-year veteran of the US Air Force is once again unable to return to his home after being mysteriously added to a federal no-fly list for a second time.
The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a motion in a Manhattan courtroom on Monday that aims to stop police in the Big Apple from continuing surveillance that specifically targets …