American Civil Liberties Union/Related Articles
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- Civil liberties : A concept very similar to that of human rights, the concept and/or its scope often being contentious.
- Civil rights : Rights considered inherent to members of a society, the arbitrary deprivation of which is subject to enforcement action
- Human rights : Natural civil and political rights considered universal and applicable to all human beings worldwide.
- Ahmed Agiza : An Egyptian citizen, rendered to Egypt by Swedish and U.S. personnel, where he was imprisoned for a 1999 in absentia conviction of belonging to an illegal organization, Egyptian Islamic Jihad; the removal from Sweden did not involve extradition and may have violated the refoulement provision of the Convention against Torture.
- Binyam Ahmed Mohammad : an Ethiopian who was held in secret CIA custody, and later faced charges before a Guantanamo military commission.
- Bisher Amin Khalil al-Rawi : An Iraqi citizen, released in 2007, who was held in the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, but was believed to have had some relationships with the British Security Service before being detained; the detention may be related to his breaking off the relationship; he is a plaintiff in Mohamed et al. v. Jeppesen Dataplan, Inc. as well as British lawsuits
- Clarence Earl Gideon : The petitioner/defendant in a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, decided in 1963, establishing the right to counsel protected by the Sixth Amendment of the United States Constitution.
- El-Masri v. Tenet : A case involving extrajudicial detention, in which the U.S. government stopped a lawsuit by a person captured due to an error in identification, by invoking the state secrets privilege; the dismissal was upheld by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and has been as a strong precedent for a wide interpretation of the privilege
- Ernesto A. Miranda : (1941–1976) Career criminal. One of his cases established "Miranda rights", due process rights regarding interviews following arrest.
- Intelligence interrogation, U.S., George W. Bush Administration : The policies and practices authorized for interrogation of suspected terrorists by the United States Department of Defense and the United States intelligence community during the George W. Bush Administration
- Mohamed et al. v. Jeppesen Dataplan, Inc. : A civil lawsuit, filed against a Central Intelligence Agency contractor that supported the logistics of extraordinary rendition, which has been dismissed when the government invoked the state secrets privilege; appellate review was requested in late 2008
- Tariq Ramadan : Swiss philosopher, Islamic scholar, and theorist on Islamist reform; Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at Oxford University; denied entry to the U.S. by the George W. Bush Administration but admitted by the Obama Administration