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SoCal Branch of ACLU Sues Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency to Stop Detainee Transfers

With cooperation between Orange County jails and I.C.E. about to end, the ACLU fears immigrants will be sent far from their families and lawyers. Read more detail on Recent Products Liability posts – Last search terms:bend387

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Human Rights Award Given to Manus Detainee

Abdul Aziz Muhamat tried to seek asylum in Australia after fleeing the Sudan. He never made it there. Instead, he spent years detained in one of Australia's off-shore detention facilities on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. Aziz was no… … Continue reading

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Habeas happiness for Guantánamo detainee (Boumediene v. Bush)

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Rights groups boycotting UK detainee torture inquiry

[JURIST] Ten human rights groups said Thursday they would boycott a UK government inquiry into allegations that its secret services were complicit in torture of detainees in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. The groups, including Human Rights Watch (HRW) … Continue reading

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Australia to sue ex-Guantanamo detainee for book royalties

[JURIST] The Australian government announced Thursday that it will sue former Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] detainee David Hicks [JURIST news archive] for royalties from his memoir. Hicks spent more than five years without trial in US custody after being … Continue reading

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