Tag Archive: Non-Citizens

The War on Terrorism: Guantanamo Prisoners, Military Commissions, and Torture – in Lost Liberties: Ashcroft and the Assault on Personal Freedom – Draft Chapter – PDF

2003 The War on Terrorism: The Guantanamo Prisoners, Military Commissions and Torture (draft) 2003 The War on Terrorism: The Guantanamo Prisoners, Military Commissions and Torture (published chapter) Imagine the following scenario. Somewhere in the world, the United States fights a…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Making Us Less Free: War on Terrorism or War on Liberty? – Book Chapter in Implicating Empire: Globalization and Resistance in the 21st Century World Order – PDF

2002 Making Us Less Free: War on Terrorism or War on Liberty? Introduction I am writing this a little more than six months since the September 11 attacks rearranged the world’s legal and political landscape for all of us. In…
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Civil Liberties

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War and Civil Liberties – Rutgers – Speech Notes – PDF

2002 Rutgers Speech War and Civil Liberties War and Civil Liberties Rutgers dec 1 CCR early out Optimism—patriot; demons-war; fta; wto republican; chomsky; moore books; libraries; gitmo-cert grant; congress Leno– As you may have heard, the U.S. is putting together…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Canada Warns Its Citizens About Traveling in the United States After Seizing of Maher Arar – Democracy Now Video

The travel advisory was directed toward Canadian citizens born in Iran, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan or Yemen. The advisory came after the U.S. secretly detained a man who is both a Canadian and Syrian citizen in NewYork….
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International War Crimes, Palestine

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Cardozo Law School – Speech Notes – PDF

2002 Cardozo Law School Speech Notes Pleased to be here -thank Richard for inviting me-know him longer-college-visited me–Cleveland -quintessential New Yorker-out riding in country-looks at some farm fields and “what’s that plant?” I turned to him and said-that is a…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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It’s a Free Country – Washington Post Live Online Web Chat – Transcript – PDF

      2002 It’s a Free Country Live Chat Transcript In the post-Sept. 11 atmosphere — a global war on terrorism, high suspicion in the populace and suspected terrorists being held by the government, what has happened to dissent?…
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Civil Liberties

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Challenges of Fighting Terrorism While Respecting Human Rights – Speech Notes – PDF

2002 Challenges of Fighting Terrorism While Respecting Human Rights Speech Notes I. Challenges of Fighting Terrorism While Respecting Human Rights Asking whether we can fight terrorism and still respect constitutional and human rights; and to what extent those rights might…
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Civil Liberties

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Military Tribunals: What’s Legal? What’s Fair? – Response: The Voice of Women in Mission – PDF

2002 Military Tribunals: What’s Legal? What’s Fair? Nov. 13, 2001, President George W. Bush signed a military order estab­lishing military tribunals to try non-citizens who are believed to be members of al Qaida or who are suspected of terrorism that…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Ashcroft Hearings – Democracy Now Video

Attorney General John Ashcroft resolutely defended the Justice Department’s anti-terrorism tactics yesterday, telling a Senate committee the measures are necessary to prevent future attacks and suggesting that criticism of them aids the terrorist cause. Ashcroft defended Bush administration measures declaring…
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Civil Liberties

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