One of More Chilling Post-9/11 Political Prosecutions, Case of Sami Al-Arian, Appears to Have Ended

By: Wednesday July 2, 2014 2:23 pm

A political prosecution against a Palestinian-American activist and University of South Florida professor, which began in February 2003, appeared to come to an end on June 27 as the United States government announced it was dropping all charges against him.

 

Sunday Late Night: Turley Proposes Expanding SCOTUS to 19

By: Sunday June 24, 2012 8:01 pm

More fun for Late Night is the casting. Who would you suggest for the Court? What wacky personnel ideas do you imagine the Corporatist/Religious Right would come up with? Would the list of twenty presented to the next president range very widely — and how far would your imagined spectrum stretch? From former Congressman Alan Grayson to current Congressman Patrick McHenry? From Orly Taitz to Gloria Allred? From Michele Bachmann to Glenn Greenwald?

Second-Class Justice System To Be Used to Prosecute 9/11 Plotters

By: Wednesday April 4, 2012 5:45 pm

The military commissions system, a system that many civil liberties groups consider to be a second-class system of justice, will be used to prosecute Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others, who are accused of being involved in the September 11th attacks. The Defense Department also may give Mohammed and the four others the death penalty if they are convicted.

Military Interrogations: Torture, Hyprocrisy Pre-Date 9/11

By: Saturday July 25, 2009 5:00 pm

Some stories are more revelatory than others. They expose the truth hidden behind rhetoric and spin.

Such is the nature of a story I stumbled upon some weeks ago, and which I have written up in an investigatory piece at The Public Record. It concerns the incarceration of a U.S. citizen by the military, held without charges for approximately 18 months, and forced after almost a month of 12-19 hour a

SUPPORT FIREDOGLAKE
Follow Firedoglake
TODAY’S TOP POSTS
CSM Ads advertisement
Advertisement