Latest American Civil Liberties Union Stories

2009-08-03 16:46:00

Detainees Protesting Inhumane Conditions Sentenced To Solitary Confinement NEW YORK, Aug.

2009-07-28 14:52:00

Court Found Inadequate Case Against ACLU Client Mohammed Jawad NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Guantanamo detainee Mohammed Jawad should be sent home to Afghanistan immediately, according to an American Civil Liberties Union filing today on behalf of Jawad, who has been illegally detained by the U.S.

2009-07-17 13:59:00

NEW YORK, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal appeals court today found that the U.S. government had not adequately justified its denial of a visa to a Swiss professor and leading scholar of the Muslim world.

2009-07-14 12:43:00

CHICAGO, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier today a three judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in Zbaraz v. Madigan, a case considering the constitutionality of the 1995 Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Act.

2009-06-30 09:11:00

Groups Submit Report To U.N.

2009-06-29 13:28:00

"Tweaking" The System Will Not Make It Constitutional NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to The Wall Street Journal, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued guidance to the Obama administration on reviving the military commissions system to try Guantanamo detainees.

2009-06-24 15:34:00

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former detainees have alleged they were beaten, deprived of sleep and threatened with dogs at the Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, according to a new BBC report based on interviews with former detainees held at Bagram between 2002 and 2006.

2009-06-18 14:08:00

Treasurer Of Ron Paul's Campaign For Liberty Detained And Interrogated For Carrying Cash At St.

2009-06-16 11:00:00

New Comprehensive Report Details Effects Of Flawed Policies On Muslim Charitable Giving NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.

2009-06-16 10:00:00

Video Shows How Terrorist Finance Laws Alienate American Muslims And Chill Religious Practice Of Charitable Giving NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A new video from the American Civil Liberties Union, "Blocking Faith, Freezing Charity," shows how terrorism finance laws have created a climate of fear that hurts the ability of American Muslims to freely practice their religion through charitable giving. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/aclu/38184/...

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