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Keyword: Police State

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News & Analysis

France’s police state cannibalizes its intellectuals

Catherine Shakdam

Jumada' al-Ula' 21, 14372016-03-01

France claims to be a Republic espousing freedom, liberty and fraternity but it has become a police state and is clamping down hard on intellectuals that dare exercise freedom of expression.

Letters To The Editor

Police brutality

Askia Wejd

Muharram 19, 14372015-11-01

Police forces in every country have a very bad reputation, deservedly so. In the US, however, they are extra brutal. This has to do with America’s culture of guns and violence. Not surprisingly, the US leads in crime as well as the number of people in prison.

News & Analysis

Congress turns US into total police state

Ayesha Alam

Rabi' al-Awwal 10, 14362015-01-01

The US House of Representatives has secretly passed a new bill that increases state surveillance powers without any court oversight. The US has become a police state.

News & Analysis

Fear turns every Egyptian into an informant

Ayman Ahmed

Safar 08, 14362014-12-01

The military regime in Egypt has instilled such fear in people that they have all become informants for the government.

Letters To The Editor

Question about al-Anood al-Fayez

Nour Islam

Sha'ban 03, 14352014-06-01

Appeal from a reader for the release of Princess Jawaher from house arrest in the kingdom so she can marry the person of her choice.

News & Analysis

NYPD’s surveillance report indicates trend toward police state

Ayesha Alam

Rajab 22, 14342013-06-01

America is becoming a militarized police state with increased surveillance and repressive laws imposed on people.

Special Reports

Police Islamophobia on trial

Fahad Ansari

Rabi' al-Awwal 04, 14302009-03-01

The British police service can no longer be described as “institutionally racist”, according to Trevor Phillips, the chair of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights (CEHR). Phillips made his comments in a speech marking 10 years since the Stephen Lawrence murder report, which originally coined the phrase.

World

Muslim campaign against repressive US laws gathers momentum

Tahir Mahmoud

Jumada' al-Ula' 04, 14201999-08-16

The Muslim campaign against the US government’s Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, by which Muslims can be arrested, imprisoned and deported without ever being charged with any offence, or even informed of the evidence being used against them...

South-East Asia

Malaysia drifts towards police state as Anwar beaten up by Mahathir's police

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Akhirah 10, 14191998-10-01

Anwar was brought to court with a swollen eye and bruises on his right arm, the result of being severely beaten by police when he was first arrested ten days ago.

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