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  1. Muslims criticize judge’s dismissal of NYPD spying lawsuit

    Washington Post02/21/2014 - 01:00

    Muslim Americans and civil rights groups are criticizing a federal judge’s dismissal of a lawsuit alleging the New York City Police Department illegally spied on Muslim Americans in New Jersey.

  2. Judge on Muslim surveillance: Any harm is the media’s fault - San Francisco Chronicle02/21/2014 - 01:00

    Now we know who’s to blame for any harm the police cause by secretly spying on Muslims. It’s not the officers who infiltrate religious groups and monitor their activities in hopes of finding a terrorist. No,…

  3. Judge throws out lawsuit challenging NYPD’s spying on Muslims

    MSNBC02/20/2014 - 01:00

    Religious profiling is okay, as long as you have a really good reason.

  4. When free speech becomes ‘terrorism’

    Al Jazeera America02/10/2014 - 15:53

    by Lori Gruen February 10, 2014 Activism for animal rights should be protected as free speech, not equated with heinous crimes A few years ago, I moved to a rural area. During hunting season I am…

  5. Watch Video: Katie Gallager debates Rev. Thomas Rosica on U.N. Findings

    PBS News Hour 02/07/2014 - 12:26

    A United Nations panel has sharply critiqued how the Vatican responded to widespread sexual abuse by Catholic priests, which the Vatican calls distorted and unfair. Rev. Thomas Rosica of the Catholic Salt and Light Television…

  6. U.N. Panel Assails Vatican Over Sexual Abuse by Priests

    The New York Times 02/05/2014 - 14:31

    By NICK CUMMING-BRUCE FEB. 5, 2014 GENEVA — A sharply critical United Nations panel accused the Vatican on Wednesday of putting its reputation and interests above those of children who had been sexually abused by priests. It…

  7. Activists are fighting to speak. Are you willing to listen?

    Huffington Post02/03/2014 - 01:00

    By Rachel Meeropol, Senior Staff Attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights and lead counsel on Blum v. Holder, a first amendment challenge to the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act.

  8. Is Freeing a Duck Terrorism?

    Truthout by CCR client in Blum v. Holder, Ryan Shapiro02/03/2014 - 01:00

    A lawsuit filed today seeks to strike down the federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act. Politicians, industry and law enforcement too long employed the rhetoric and apparatus of national security to counter effective…

  9. Mayor Says New York City Will Settle Suits on Stop-and-Frisk Tactics

    The New York Times01/31/2014 - 14:16

    New York City will settle its long-running legal battle over the Police Department’s practice of stopping, questioning and often frisking people on the street — a divisive issue at the heart of the mayoral race…

  10. The Torture That Flourishes From Gitmo to an American Supermax

    The Nation01/30/2014 - 01:00

    by Pardiss Kebriaei Since 9/11, the Department of Justice has prosecuted more than 500 terrorism cases, yet there remains scant public understanding of what these federal cases have actually looked like and the impact they have…