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  1. Bill de Blasio Still Supports the NYPD in Muslim Spying Lawsuit

    Newsweek01/13/2015 - 01:00

    "Tension between Bill de Blasio and the New York City Police Department was building long before Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Pat Lynch accused the mayor of having blood on his hands after the December shooting…

  2. Judges Press New York City On Muslim Surveillance Damage

    Huffington Post01/13/2015 - 01:00

    "Imam Abdul Muhammad said attendance at his Newark, New Jersey, mosque dropped by half. Farhaj Hassan said he feared for his position in the Army Reserve. But to New York City, those harms were entirely…

  3. NJ Muslims take NYPD surveillance program to court

    CBS01/13/2015 - 01:00

    "Preventing the next terrorist attack is foremost on the minds of law enforcement.

  4. Six Years Later, A New Push To Shutter Guantanamo

    NPR: On Point01/07/2015 - 01:00

    "Secret midnight flights and a flurry of prisoner releases. We’ll look at the new push to shut down the prison at Guantanamo. ..." Listen to the full broadcast here.

  5. Courts broadly interpret and decide constitutional challenges to Washington state’s anti-SLAPP statute

    Lexology01/07/2015 - 01:00

    "Although federal courts have interpreted Washington state’s new anti-SLAPP statute several times, state appellate courts have only just begun to do so, with the first cases making their way to the state’s highest court in…

  6. Obama Moves to Close Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

    The Root01/06/2015 - 01:00

    "President Barack Obama has made it a priority for his last two years in office to shrink the prisoner population at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp so much that it would become an economic burden…

  7. Moral shame alert: Guantanamo remains open

    Daily News01/04/2015 - 01:00

    "We pushed the noxious moral boulder of Guantanamo a few feet last week but have so much farther to go. As President Obama vacationed in Hawaii, he okayed the transfer of five detainees from the military…

  8. Prosecute those who tortured: Opposing view

    USA Today12/22/2014 - 01:00

    "President Obama was surely right when he said the CIA torture program was a betrayal of our values. But it is far more. The widespread, brutal acts performed in CIA "black sites" were actual crimes,…

  9. Four Guantanamo inmates sent home to Afghanistan

    BBC12/20/2014 - 01:00

    "Four Afghan prisoners in Guantanamo Bay have been sent back to their home country, the Pentagon says. Shawali Khan, Khi Ali Gul, Abdul Ghani and Mohammed Zahir were repatriated after a review of their cases.

  10. US releases four Gitmo detainees, sends them back to Afghanistan

    Al Jazeera America12/20/2014 - 01:00

    "Four Afghan detainees have been released from Guantanamo Bay and repatriated at the request of President Ashraf Ghani, the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed Saturday. ..."