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Privatizing Censorship in Fight Against Violent Extremism

Courtney C. Radsch | Posted 10.19.2015 | Technology
Courtney C. Radsch

Islamic State has embraced social media as a way to attract supporters around the world, in a move governments and companies have struggled to respond to. Closing down social media accounts believed to be linked to Islamic State has become a major international agenda item.

An Ounce of Faith

Wendy Adamson | Posted 08.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Wendy Adamson

What happened to all my dreams, I wondered? What was wrong with me? Meanwhile Darlene and I weren't getting along. She was jealous and always trying to score points. Before I knew it, I was playing along. Left to our devices we could turn our 'bad childhoods' into some quid pro quo.

Americans Detained In North Korea Appeal For Help

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 10.01.2014 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and ple...

Report: Nigeria's Military Is Killing Thousands

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 10.18.2013 | World

LAGOS, Nigeria -- LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Shedding stark light on Nigeria's escalating war with Islamic militants, mortuary records from a single Nige...

Former Arizona Governor Detained At Border Checkpoint

AP | Posted 07.05.2012 | Latino Voices

PHOENIX -- Former Arizona Gov. Raul Castro, who in the 1970s served as the state's first and only Hispanic governor, was detained at a U.S. Border Pat...

Passenger: I Was Strip-Searched Over My 'Appearance'

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 11.13.2011 | Travel

DETROIT — An Ohio woman said Tuesday that she endured nearly four hours in police custody that included being forced off an airplane in handcuff...

5 Detained In Attack That Killed 52 In Mexico

AP | PORFIRIO IBARRA RAMIREZ | Posted 10.29.2011 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico — Police in northern Mexico have arrested five alleged members of the Zetas drug cartel suspected of setting a casino fire tha...

The F Word: Media Miss the Al Jazeera Story

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Laura Flanders

One of the biggest stories of the past few weeks has been the story of Americans discovering Al Jazeera English. It shouldn't have been so hard. As ...

Why Was an 80-Year-Old Irish Woman, 60 Years in America, Detained by U.S. immigration?

Niall O'Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Niall O'Dowd

When it comes to international terrorism there is Al Qaeda, Osama Bin Laden, Hezbollah and then there's 80-year-old Bridie Murphy.

"Kettling": Another "Special Relationship" Between The US And UK

Charles Shaw | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics
Charles Shaw

The policy of mass arresting and detaining protesters was deliberate and premeditated. The intention was to disrupt, discourage, and, ultimately, disperse the protest presence from the streets by creating a climate of fear.