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New Call for Internal DOJ Investigation of FBI’s Targeting of Religious and Ethnic Groups for Intel Gathering

By Ateqah Khaki at 3:02pm
Today we sent a letter to the Department of Justice Inspector General asking him to investigate the FBI’s improper collection of intelligence about American Muslim, Arab, Middle Eastern, and South Asian communities, and compilation of records describing community members’ First Amendment protected speech and activities in violation of the Privacy Act.
9/11 Suspects To Be Tried in Broken Guantánamo Military Commissions System

9/11 Suspects To Be Tried in Broken Guantánamo Military Commissions System

By Ateqah Khaki at 1:35pm

Today, the cases of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other prisoners accused of participating in the 9/11 attacks were officially referred for trial by military commission at Guantánamo Bay. Prosecutors have 30 days to hold an arraignment,…

Meet the ACLU Digital Privacy Team at SXSW!

Meet the ACLU Digital Privacy Team at SXSW!

By Ateqah Khaki at 1:47pm

The ACLU's "dotRights" digital privacy team will be out in force at the 2012 South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Conference to make sure privacy is on the agenda!

From social networking to cloud computing, online shopping to…

Google's New Privacy Settings Go Into Effect Tomorrow

Google's New Privacy Settings Go Into Effect Tomorrow

By Ateqah Khaki at 1:38pm

As of March 1, your e-mail content and search terms could influence ads you see on any Google site.

Infographic: The NSA Unchained

Infographic: The NSA Unchained

By Ateqah Khaki at 1:20pm

Our new infographic details some of the ways the National Security Agency is spying on Americans.

Add Your Voice to Doug Liman's Upcoming Movie "Reckoning With Torture"

Add Your Voice to Doug Liman's Upcoming Movie "Reckoning With Torture"

By Ateqah Khaki at 11:43am

 

You can be in acclaimed film director Doug Liman's next movie: a partnership with the ACLU and the PEN American Center called "Reckoning With Torture," a film to fight torture.

INFOGRAPHIC: Guantánamo by the Numbers

INFOGRAPHIC: Guantánamo by the Numbers

By Ateqah Khaki at 4:48pm

Our new infographic illustrates how, over the past decade, the prison camp has become a symbol of injustice, abuse and disregard for the rule of law.

One Small Step for the U.S., One Giant Step for LBGT Rights

By Ateqah Khaki at 8:56pm

Earlier today, we told you about a historic commitment by the United States to the cause of LGBT international human rights. We hope that this is just a first step toward a greater global recognition that LGBT rights are really core human rights, and…

Traveling for the Holidays? Don't Forget Your Rights!

Traveling for the Holidays? Don't Forget Your Rights!

By Ateqah Khaki at 5:32pm

Each year, millions of Americans travel for the holidays. But you shouldn’t have to check your rights when you check your luggage or cross the border.

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