Samir Khan

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Name: Samir Khan
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

President Obama’s targeted kill list takes a hit

In a victory for transparency, opponents of the President's veil of secrecy over drone killings has been partially lifted by the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeal's opinion filed on Monday in New York Times v. Departments of Justice (DOJ), Defense (DoD), ... [Published Examiner.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Civil Liberties Hodgepodge

[embedded content] Tweet [embedded content]This week there’s been a number of stories worth highlighting regarding your civil liberties.On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled the administration must disclose the legal rationale ... [Published Free-i-News - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Explain Why It's OK To Rain Death From the Sky, Court Tells Obama Administration

NATO Last year, inresponse to a lawsuit over death-by-drone assassinations ofAmerican citizens overseas, including Anwar Al-Awlaki, his teenagedson Abdulrahman Al-Awlaki, and Samir Khan, the Obama administrationadmitted it had done the deed, and claimed ... [Published REASON Online - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 5 reports

Appeals court forces government to disclose legal reasoning behind overseas drone strikes

On Monday, the Miami Herald reported that the US Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit has overturned a ruling which allows the Justice Department to withheld the publication of a controversial opinion. The opinion reportedly discusses the US government's ... [Published Lawyer Herald - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

US Court Orders Disclosure of Targeted Drone Strike Info

NEW YORK, April 22 (RIA Novosti) – The New York Court of Appeals has ordered the US government to publicly disclose classified documents describing its legal justification for using drones overseas to kill alleged terrorists, including US citizens.Monday’s ... [Published Russia Profile - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Podcast: CCR Attorney Pardiss Kebriaei on Judge Dismissing Lawsuit Against Extrajudicial Killings of US Citizens

The families of three United States citizens, who were not indicted, charged or prosecuted for committing crimes but were killed in drone strikes by the US government, lost in court when a judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by the ACLU and Center for ... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 2 reports

US drone attacks are ‘huge catastrophe’

US drone attacks around the world are a huge “catastrophe” and “barbaric war crimes,” making America one of the “most hated countries in the world,” an anti-war activist in Boston says. The US assassination drone strikes are “such a catastrophe on such ... [Published Press tv - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 6 reports

Lawsuit over American drone strikes dismissed by US judge : April 06, 2014, 1:57 am

WASHINGTON: A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed against the US. government by the families of three American citizens killed by US drones in Yemen, saying senior officials cannot be held personally responsible for money damages for the ... [Published Daily Times - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

Judge dismisses lawsuit over Yemen drone strikes on 3 U.S. citizens

U.S.-born al-Qaida leader Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan, an al-Qaida propagandist, were killed in a drone strike in September 2011. Al-Awlaki’s 16-year-old son, Abdulrahman, was killed the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 3 reports

Judge Throws Out Challenge to Extrajudicial Killings of Americans

"This decision is a true travesty of justice for our constitutional democracy, and for all victims of the U.S. government’s unlawful killings."- Andrea Germanos, staff writerA federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's ... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 3 reports

Federal Court Dismisses U.S. Drone Strike Lawsuit

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer sided with the administration in holding individual officials cannot be held accountable for acts of war and dismissed a lawsuit brought over drone strikes in Yemen that killed three U.S. citizens including ... [Published JD Journal - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 3 reports

Send in the Drones: Judge Tosses Case Against Obama Officials Over Deadly Strikes

in Sierra Vista, Arizona. John Moore— Judge Rosemary Collyer raised questions over killing U.S. citizens without due process in two separate 2011 strikes, but ultimately ruled that the plaintiffs could not bring a case against individual officials.A ... [Published Time - Apr 05 2014]

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President Obama’s targeted kill list takes a hit [Published Examiner.com - 13 hours ago]
Civil Liberties Hodgepodge [Published Free-i-News - 14 hours ago]
Federal Judges Order Obama Administration to Re... [Published AllGov - Apr 23 2014]
Explain Why It's OK To Rain Death From the Sky,... [Published REASON Online - Apr 22 2014]
Explain Why It's OK To Rain Death From the Sky,... [Published Hit & Run - Apr 22 2014]
Strikes on Qaeda base over two days kill 55, Ye... [Published Boston Globe - Apr 22 2014]
The Memo on Killing Americans Abroad [Published New Yorker - Apr 22 2014]
US Court Orders Disclosure of Targeted Drone St... [Published Russia Profile - Apr 22 2014]
Dozens killed as Yemen, US mount air war on Qaida [Published i24news - Apr 22 2014]
Yemen says strikes on al-Qaida base kill 55 [Published STLtoday.com - Apr 22 2014]
US govt must provide details to justify drone k... [Published Russia Today - Apr 22 2014]
Appeals court forces government to disclose leg... [Published Lawyer Herald - Apr 22 2014]
US court orders secret papers on drone attacks ... [Published Rappler - Apr 22 2014]
Court: U.S. must release secret papers on drone... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
Court orders US to open up on drone attacks [Published Rappler - Apr 22 2014]
Appeals court orders govt to release drone stri... [Published McClatchy DC - Apr 21 2014]
Obama Will Finally Have to Explain Why He Can K... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Apr 21 2014]
Court: Release secret killing program [Published MSNBC - Apr 21 2014]
Appeals Court Orders Release of Targeted Killin... [Published RINF.com - Apr 21 2014]
Rationale for Targeted Killing of U.S. Citizen ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Apr 21 2014]
Judge Rosemary Colleyer: Sociopath and murderer [Published Pravda - Apr 21 2014]
US strike kills Australian and New Zealander in... [Published TBIJ - Apr 17 2014]
Judicial ruling disastrous for Americans [Published Merced Sun-Star - Apr 17 2014]
Tracing The History Of Radical Groups [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 17 2014]
Australian, New Zealand citizens killed by US d... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Apr 17 2014]
Podcast: CCR Attorney Pardiss Kebriaei on Judge... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 13 2014]
Drone Killing of U.S. Citizens Is Constitutional [Published Conspiracy Planet - Apr 11 2014]
Can Any Court Hold U.S. Accountable For Killing... [Published Democracy Now! - Apr 08 2014]
Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging drone assas... [Published RINF.com - Apr 07 2014]
US must reply on Al Awlaki killing [Published Abu Dhabi National - Apr 07 2014]
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Explain Why It's OK To Rain Death From the Sky,... [Published Hit & Run - Apr 22 2014]
<p><img alt="Drone" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/2014_04/DroneHellfire_NATO.jpg?h=225&w=300" title="|||NATO" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;Last year, inresponse to a lawsuit over death-by-drone assassinations ofAmerican ...
Podcast: CCR Attorney Pardiss Kebriaei on Judge... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 13 2014]
The families of three United States citizens, who were not indicted, charged or prosecuted for committing crimes but were killed in drone strikes by the US government, lost in court when a judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by the ACLU and Center for ...
District Court Judge Dismisses Suit Over Drone ... [Published Impunity Watch - Apr 07 2014]
by Michael Yoakum Impunity Watch Reporter, North America WASHINGTON, D.C., United States – A federal judge dismissed an action against top Obama administration officials Friday brought by family members of three American citizens killed in a drone ...
Drone killing policy withstands challenge [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 06 2014]
The Obama administration’s use of unmanned drones to kill terrorism suspects overseas has withstood its strongest legal challenge — a constitutional lawsuit by the father of a U.S. citizen slain by a missile strike in Yemen nearly three years ago.  The ...
Federal Court Dismisses U.S. Drone Strike Lawsuit [Published JD Journal.com - Apr 05 2014]
On Friday, U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer sided with the administration in holding individual officials cannot be held accountable for acts of war and dismissed a lawsuit brought over drone strikes in Yemen that killed three U.S. citizens ...
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