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Cell phone companies reported that US government bodies, including federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and courts, made at least 1.3 million demands for subscriber information in 2011.
Generally speaking, election tacticians for both major parties pursue two strategies: make sure your supporters actually go to the polls on Election Day and try to persuade undecided voters to …
Three South Florida police officers are on administrative leave from the force after posting bond this week. All three cops are being charged with a string of beatings that targeted …
Saturday, 30 June 2012 04:21

No Place for Obama among Minorities

US President Barack Obama loses popularity among some minority groups as polls show him struggling behind Republican opponent Mitt Romney.
A 34-year-old Iraqi War veteran is facing ten years behind bars after photographing police officers in Austin, Texas that he says were mistreating a woman during a routine arrest on …
At an international conference today in Geneva, Switzerland, international law and human rights experts told of the dire Human Rights implications of the US Targeted Killing Program.
The mishandling of peaceful protesters with the Occupy Wall Street movement will be discussed this week at the annual UN Human Rights Council meeting when two rapporteurs for the United …
The US Court of Appeals has recently announced its decision to remove the anti-Iran terrorist grouplet MKO from the terror list if the Secretary of State does not decide on …
Human rights watchdog warns of 'racial profiling' as data reveals under 3% of stop and searches leads to an arrest.
The US Supreme Court has refused to hear arguments made on behalf of seven inmates being held at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba military prison, in turn authorizing the government to …
Saturday, 09 June 2012 03:55

US Officials Testify In Manning Hearing

PFC Bradley Manning's lawyers called two witnesses from the US state department on Thursday to discuss what information was collected after the Wikileaks disclosures.
Most Americans probably don't think they could be locked up indefinitely without charges or a trial. Surprise: Most Americans are wrong.
Two thousand, six hundred sixty-two days: That is how long the United States held innocent man Lakhdar Boumediene at the prison camp for “terrorists” at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, from January …
In response to a New York Times report detailing the Obama administration’s targeted killing strategy, Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino addressed the US President.
Supporters of WikiLeaks informer Bradley Manning say he is being tried amid far more secrecy than any terrorist in Guantanamo. They want prosecution motions, transcripts of proceeding and other material …
The evidence is in: the US criminal justice system produces wrongful convictions on an industrial scale – with fatal results.
The US Constitution guarantees a fair trial, but the number of Americans that will argue otherwise is incredible. At least 2,000 people have been sentenced to prison for crimes in …
Eight Oregon high schools will have to retire their Native American mascots after the Board of Education voted to prohibit them.
Tuesday, 15 May 2012 16:16

How Texas Executed an Innocent Man

Carlos DeLuna was executed in 1989 for the murder of Wanda Lopez, but a 400-page article in the Columbia Human Rights Law Review asserts that Texas actually put the wrong …
Monday, 14 May 2012 18:50

Racism Institutionalized in US

There are hundreds of Black Americans who are being murdered in the United States every year with impunity. And police officers serve no time. They always get off.