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NCPCF News Digest - Issue No. 44 -  November 4, 2011

‘Civil Freedoms for All’   

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.   Martin Luther King, Jr.

In this issue

4 Georgia Men Arrested in Terror Plot

FBI, Homeland Security defer to each other on criminal immigrants’ data

Reports Say U.S. Continued Detainee Transfers to Known Torturers                 

Your phone company is selling your personal data

You Want to Track Me? Here You Go, F.B.I.

NEWS DIGEST

Pre-Crime Reports/Pre-emptive Prosecution           

A. New York Times (11/1): 4 Georgia Men Arrested in Terror Plot

B. USA Today (11/1): 4 suspected Ga. militia members accused of plotting attack

 

Profiling

NextGovernment (11/4): FBI, Homeland Security defer to each other on criminal immigrants’ data 

 

Prisoners Conditions and Abuse

A. Human Rights First (10/31): Reports Say U.S. Continued Detainee Transfers to Known Torturers

B. Truthout (11/3): Death in Guantanamo: Suicide or Dryboarding? 

 

Civil Freedoms Under Threat

A.  CNN (11/1): Your phone company is selling your personal data

B. Associated Press (11/2): TSA to expand test program that could mean faster trips through airport securityC. Associated Press (11/4): CIA Analysts Comb Social Media For Trouble Spots 

 

Editorials/Opinions

A. Hasan Elahi in New York Times Sunday Review (10/29): You Want to Track Me? Here You Go, F.B.I.B. Anthony Gregory in Consortiumnews.com (11/1): A Decade of Patriot Act Abuses

C. Sahar Aziz in HuffingtonPost (11/2): Time to Address Violence Against Muslim Women

D. Donald Kerwin in HuffingtonPost (11/3): Crossing the Line: From Enforcing the Law to Targeting People

E. Ayesha Kazmi in the Guardian (11/3): Occupy and the militarisation of policing protest

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