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Jamil Dakwar believes "journalists" are special people.
Maybe Jamil Dakwar believes "women and minorities" are special people.
Maybe Jamil Dakwar believes women minority journalists are extra special people.

Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, 2004
US Constitution => U.S. citizen

Did the government violate Hamdi's Fifth Amendment right to Due Process by holding him indefinitely, without access to an attorney, based solely on an Executive Branch declaration that he was an "enemy combatant" who fought against the United States? [YES]
Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, 2006
Geneva Convention => Yemen citizen
May the rights protected by the Geneva Convention be enforced in federal court through habeas corpus petitions? [NO] Was the military commission established to try Hamdan and others for alleged war crimes in the War on Terror authorized by the Congress or the inherent powers of the President? [YES]

Arrest of Marzieh Hashemi Reveals Bipartisan Nature of Police State

Hashemi, an African American mother and grandmother converted to Islam, moved to Iran more than 25 years ago. She has become an internationally recognized journalist as a result of her press and media work in Iran, but specifically with her work on PressTV, an outlet that--like the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in the United Kingdom--receives most of its support from the Iranian government....
See how well off we are in the West?


Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sun Jan 27th, 2019 at 02:23:24 PM EST
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US releases American journalist working for Iranian state TV after uproar, 23 Jan
FBI cover story: "She was held as a material witness in an unspecified criminal proceeding, according to documents unsealed by the Department of Justice on Friday."
Marzieh Hashemi Says She Was Mistreated During US Detention
Laura Pitter, senior national security counsel in Human Rights Watch's (HRW) US program said that one of the problems with material witness laws is that the warrants are "issued in secret so we don't know what they are based on."

"Another problem is that the process for challenging the detention is often conducted in secret so we don't know what the grounds are for even using them in the first place or whether the process has been fair," added Pitter, who has studied the laws with HRW, particularly its expanded usage after 9/11.

Kamala!? will fix that.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Jan 30th, 2019 at 10:39:34 AM EST
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By "fix" do you mean the fact that they released her, even though she didn't prove her arrest was illegal in a "timely" fashion? BTW, her defenders are starting to defend her behaviour on the Daniel Larson case on the grounds that she wasn't involved in all the actions of her office, which should already be grounds to disqualify her (The buck stops somewhere else.)
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed Jan 30th, 2019 at 10:47:14 AM EST
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If you have to ask despite my prior comments in this thread and others regarding Kamala!?'s professional record, I suppose, I must confirm:

"Kamala!? will fix that." is a facetious remark indicating that Kamala!? aspirations to  "unify the nation" will in no way remedy arbitrary arrest, or detention, of anyone by FBI agents whether or not the idiot electorate elects Kamala!? to office of the POTUS.

This person is demonstrably psychopathic by any standard set by politicians ruling the USA or UK. Romania, even.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Jan 30th, 2019 at 09:46:52 PM EST
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This person is demonstrably psychopathic by any standard set by politicians ruling the USA or UK. Romania, even.

Shouldn't that be "This person is demonstrably psychopathic by any standard set by politicians ruling the USA or Romania. UK, even." Though this may be correct only because nobody seems to be actually ruling the UK these days.

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Thu Jan 31st, 2019 at 08:44:55 AM EST
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Another common spelling error.

Some people write ERG as European Research Group. Others write is as English Ruling Gentry. Still others deny any such political feature exists at all in Britain, like Voldemort.

So, no, to answer the question question you did not ask. Someone is ruling the UK.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu Jan 31st, 2019 at 02:38:10 PM EST
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