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Report: Illusion of Justice – Human Rights Abuses in US Terrorism Prosecutions

Source: Human Rights Watch Terrorism entails horrifying acts, often resulting in terrible losses of human life. Governments have a duty under international human rights law to take reasonable measures to protect people within their jurisdictions from acts of violence. When crimes are committed, governments also have a duty to carry out impartial investigations, to identify those responsible, and to prosecute …


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ICNA to Obama: Demand End to Israeli Aggression

Source: ICNA.ORG (NEW YORK, NY, July 13, 2014) – In the past six days Israel has killed 165 people, many women and children in over 1200 attacks on Gaza in Operation Protective Edge. Today, Israel has intensified the assault campaign by launching a ground incursion on the besieged strip. The use of violence against civilians is never okay. It is …


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ICNA Denounces Monitoring of American Muslims

Source: ICNA.ORG (NEW YORK, NY, July 9, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America denounces the unconstitutional surveillance of Muslim Americans by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Agency under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. A new report co-written by Glenn Greenwald, based on documents leaked by Edward J. Snowden identifies five prominent American Muslim leaders …