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Egypt president approves sweeping anti-terrorism law

...authoritarian rule, Egypt has enacted a draconian new anti-terrorism law that sets a sweeping definition for who and what...where truth is lost."Rights activists say the new anti-terrorism law is even more draconian than the earlier emergency...
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Sunni protesters dig in as tensions flare in Iraq

...accuse Baghdad of arbitrarily detaining members of their sect and say they are being targeted unfairly by a tough anti-terrorism law and policies designed to weed out members of Saddam Hussein's former regime.Al-Maliki's government has called...
Attorney general visits Anchorage

...Patriot Act during a visit to Anchorage Monday, while dozens of demonstrators outside waved signs criticizing the anti-terrorism law and Ashcroft. The Patriot Act has been "misconstrued," said Ashcroft, a former Republican senator and governor...
Assembly to consider Patriot Act resolution

JUNEAU - The Juneau Assembly is considering a resolution asking Congress to review and amend recent federal anti-terrorism laws. The laws in question are the USA Patriot Act, the Homeland Security Act and related executive orders. The resolution...
State Briefs

...Assembly members on Monday postponed action on a resolution asking Congress to review and amend recent federal anti-terrorism laws. Members decided to delay work because City Attorney John Corso and Human Resources Committee Chairman Marc Wheeler...
Report sparks debate on volcanooversight

...spilled then. Chevron and the Coast Guard initially refused to say how much oil was in the two active tanks, citing anti-terrorism laws. They later said the tanks contained 6 million gallons. Shavelson said spill response teams only have the capacity...
Kenai urges review of anti-terror laws

...lead of dozens of municipalities around the country, has passed a resolution urging national leaders to review anti-terrorism laws many say violate constitutional freedoms. The vote was unanimous. Juneau approved a similar resolution, as did...
Assembly committee to review anti-terrorism laws

Juneau's views on the USA Patriot Act and other federal anti-terrorism legislation will get an airing before a Juneau Assembly committee later this month. The Assembly on Monday referred a draft resolution objecting to elements of the Patriot Act, the Homeland Security Act and recent executive orders to its Human Resources Committee for more discussion. The resolution was drafted by a group called Juneau Citizens for the Defense of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Many of the group's members filled Assembly chambers Monday night.
Fairbanks opposes parts of Patriot Act

...North Star Borough Assembly has adopted a resolution in opposition to parts of the federal Patriot Act and other anti-terrorism laws that could threaten civil rights. The Assembly voted for the resolution Thursday. One member of the audience...


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