April 1, 2015
by Peter Snyder
A military court in Thailand Tuesday sentenced a businessman to 25 years in prison for posting messages critical of the Thai royal family on Facebook. Theinsutham Suthijittaseranee was found guilty of five counts of of lèse majesté, with each count garnering a 10-year sentence. The sentence was r... ...[read more]
March 9, 2011
by Adrienne Lester
JURIST Contributing Editor L. Ali Khan, Professor of Law at Washburn University says the Congressional hearings proposed by Representative King violate the dignity of individual Muslim Americans, encourage over-generalizations that promote public panic and fear, and reveal inflated concerns for ...[read more]
June 19, 2007
by Melissa Bancroft
Republicans introduced the Secure Borders FIRST (For Integrity, Reform, Safety and anti-Terrorism) Act to the US House of Representatives Tuesday as a challenge to the White House-sponsored immigration proposal. The bill declares English the nation's official language, requires background ...[read more]
August 29, 2006
by Bernard Hibbitts
Guantanamo's oldest known detainee was among the five US-held prisoners transferred to Afghanistan last week, according to his lawyer who found out about the release over the weekend in a US Department of Justice e-mail. Peter King said that Haji Nasrat Khan, who thought he might be as old as ...[read more]
June 26, 2006
by Jaime Jansen
US Rep. Peter King (R-NY), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, encouraged the Bush administration in a FOX News interview on Sunday to press criminal charges against the New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and the Wall Street Journal for disclosing a secret CIA financial- ...[read more]
October 26, 2005
by James M Yoch Jr
The Bush administration announced Wednesday that on November 8 it plans to reinstate rules that ensure workers on federal Hurricane Katrina projects receive fair wages that are close to the amount of local wages on similar projects. In the days following Hurricane Katrina, the President signed an ...[read more]

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