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Free Maryam | CAATblog

CAAT took action with Maryam in May this year, forcing Prince Andrew to withdraw from a London conference which aimed to whitewash the abuses of the Bahraini government.

Maryam Al-Khawaja, an inspiring human rights defender, has been detained in Bahrain while trying to visit her sick father, a prisoner of conscience on a life-threatening hunger-strike.

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Dead Is Dead: Drone-Killing the Fifth Amendment | TomDispatch

You can’t get more serious about protecting the people from their government than the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution, specifically in its most critical clause: “No person shall be… deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.” In 2011, the White House ordered the drone-killing of American citizen Anwar al-Awlaki without trial. It claimed this was a ...

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