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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:National Campaign Organizes to Overturn Provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act that Empowers Government to Indefinitely Detain American Citizens
24 Feb 2012
Modified: 09:18:45 AM
Interview with Shahid Buttar, executive director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
National Campaign Organizes to Overturn Provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act that Empowers Government to Indefinitely Detain American Citizens

Interview with Shahid Buttar, executive director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, on New Year's Eve last year, at a time that was sure to elicit little media coverage. The president had earlier promised to veto the bill if provisions were not removed that called for the indefinite military detention of U.S. citizens and non-citizens arrested on American soil on suspicion of engaging in terrorism, without charge or trial.

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http://www.btlonline.org/2012/seg/120302bf-btl-buttar.html
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http://www.btlonline.org/
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