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Defense Department sees protests as terrorism
Article [Civil Liberties]
Contra Costa Times
June 10th, 2009
Josh Richman

“Antiterrorism training materials used by the Department of Defense teach that public protests should be regarded as “low level terrorism,” according to a letter of complaint sent to the department today by the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California.”

What’s Wrong with Ethnic Profiling?
Article – [Civil Liberties]
Project Syndicate
July 2009
James A. Goldston

“The inefficiency of ethnic profiling was highlighted in early May, when the British government released figures showing that, of the more than 117,000 police stops made between 2007 and 2008, only 72 led to an arrest for terrorism-related offences.”

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