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Saturday Is 12th Anniversary of Gitmo; Protests Planned

ba odah smallBy Deirdra Funcheon, The Pulp

Happy birthday, Gitmo!

Saturday, January 11, marks the 12th anniversary of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility -- the 12th anniversary of indefinite detention without charge or trial.

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Film puts lives of Detroit-area Muslims in spotlight

HBO-doc-still'The Education of Mohammad Hussein' delves into the lives of young Muslim students.

Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press

Filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady captured the economic crisis in Detroit with their acclaimed 2012 documentary "Detropia."

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CAIR attorney discusses issues surrounding federal watch lists


A federal district court in San Francisco is hearing the case of Rahinah Ibrahim, a Malaysian PhD student at Stanford University, who has been fighting the federal government to get her name off the terror watch list for eight years. The government argues that revealing the evidence that placed Ibrahim on the list would jeopardize national security.

Over 875,000 names were listed in the Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment database in 2012, but the list contains multiple aliases and it flags people with similar or the same names as people on the list, creating false positives. RT's Meghan Lopez discusses the effectiveness of TIDE and the overall terror watch list run by the FBI with Munia Jabbar, a civil-rights attorney with the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

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