Baher Azmy

Center for Constitutional Rights

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Legal director of the Center for Constitutional Rights and attorney representing former Guantánamo detainee Murat Kurnazformer professor of law at Seton Hall Law School

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The FBI and other agencies are monitoring hundreds of Americans suspected of sympathizing with the Islamic State.

ISIS in America and 'Twitter Terrorism'

The FBI and other agencies are monitoring hundreds of Americans suspected of sympathizing with the Islamic State.

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The Bush Administration calls prisoners at Guantánamo Bay "the worst of the worst," but one of its own top officials says at least a third never belonged there.

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The Bush Administration calls prisoners at Guantánamo Bay "the worst of the worst," but one of its own top officials says at least a third never belonged there.

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