Samir Khan

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Name: Samir Khan
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Judicial ruling disastrous for Americans

A federal judge made a serious error recently in throwing out an important case about whether the U.S. government can kill U.S. citizens abroad without due process.Three U.S. citizens (Anwar al-Awlaki, Abdulrahman al-Awlaki and Samir Khan) were executed ... [Published Merced Sun-Star - 1 hour ago]
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 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Drone Killing of U.S. Citizens Is Constitutional

by Federal Court: (4-10-14) On April 4, a federal court dismissed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Obama administration’s killing of three American citizens in two drone strikes in 2011.The complaint was filed by the American Civil Liberties ... [Published Conspiracy Planet - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Can Any Court Hold U.S. Accountable For Killing Americans Overseas with Drone Strikes?

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. government’s killing of three Americans in Yemen drone strikes. The case was filed by the families of Samir Khan, Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, his teenage son, Abdulrahman, accusing top U.S. ... [Published Democracy Now! - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging drone assassinations of US citizens

Tom CarterRINF Alternative NewsOn Friday, federal Judge Rosemary M. Collyer entered an order dismissing a civil rights case that challenged the Obama administration’s “targeted killing” program. Judge Collyer ruled that there is no legal remedy for the ... [Published RINF.com - Apr 07 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]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-terror police accused of extrajudicial killings

TWO lobby groups have called for investigations into extrajudicial killings and disappearance of individuals suspected of terror activities in the country.Muslim for Human Rights and Open Society for Justice Initiative released a report on Saturday accusing ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Mar 18 2014]

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US must reply on Al Awlaki killing [Published Abu Dhabi National - Apr 07 2014]
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Drone killing policy withstands challenge [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 06 2014]
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I Predicted My Own Death [Published Daily Beast - Apr 06 2014]
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Constitutional collateral damage: Lawsuit over ... [Published Russia Today - Apr 05 2014]
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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 ...
Court: Improper for Judiciary to Decide Whether... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 05 2014]
Judge Rosemary Collyer (US Government Photo) A federal judge was unable to find any remedy in United States law for a claim that United States citizen’s due process rights were violated when they were targeted and killed by a drone. The case was ...
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