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During last week's presidential debate, I watched as the discussion transitioned to the legality of "stop and frisk." As sometimes happens at the most unpredictable moments, I had a flashback to one of my experiences working in war zones.
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Alyona talks to Ben Doernberg of Restore the Fourth NYC about the group's NSA’s rally in Union Square on July 4th against unconstitutional spying and how they're demanding an end to all government programs that violate the 4th Amendment.
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In a democratic society based on constitutionally guaranteed rights, the role of law enforcement ought to be to help secure these rights for all citizens. This, for decades, has not been the case for Arab Americans.
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The U.S. government has a serious responsibility here to tell Israel, a country that draws unprecedented (indeed, too much) military aid and diplomatic support from the U.S., that they must treat all our citizens with respect, regardless of their ethnic origin.
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Where do we draw the line that separates the rights of persons from the over-reach of law enforcement. When do we conclude that the NYPD crossed the line and violated constitutionally protected freedoms and civil rights?
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There must be an acknowledgment of the wrong that has been done to our communities and to our country's ability to respectfully engage with Arabs and Muslims. This is vital to our future as Americans.
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Arab and Muslim immigrants have become increasingly fearful of law enforcement. Trust has been broken. And trust between the community and the police is the key to any successful crime prevention strategy.
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When political leaders demonstrate that it's OK to tarnish an entire ethnic or religious group, xenophobic rhetoric enters the mainstream public discourse in a way that encourages intolerant and extreme reactions.
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The FBI and the Department of Justice did not immediately reply to requests for comment. The group urged Holder to put an
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Last month, the U.N. Human Rights Council (HRC) issued a set of recommendations for the U.S. to bring its policies and practices
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The Right has built a nationwide network with a highly organized infrastructure, an extensive network of campus affiliates
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"The FBI's mapping of local communities and businesses based on race and ethnicity raises serious civil liberties concerns
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"While I was inconvenienced, Israel's security and the security of travelers is far more important," said Shalala, who is
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At some point, immigration reform will happen. But it will be ugly, and everyone will be at least a little disappointed, so don't get your hopes up.
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With 2010 finding our government institutions tone deaf and disengaged on addressing our mounting constitutional crises, there have been few riper times for a transpartisan political offensive.
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Far from contributing to the fight against terrorism, profiling reduces security by alienating some of the very communities who serve as sources of intelligence.
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Crime prevention should not be made into an issue of ethnic profiling.
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Not many senators are willing to own up to this, but here's Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) in today's Fort Hood hearing in the
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Under Hikind's bill, race and ethnicity would be fair game for police officers when deciding who to stop, question and search