All Articles on In Wake of Paris

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Turkey's Post-Coup Crackdown Puts Human Rights on the Chopping Block
Turkey imposes three-month state of emergency and temporarily suspends European Convention on Human Rights in latest move after failed uprising
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A Mass Murderer Becomes a ‘Terrorist’–Based on Ethnicity, Not Evidence
The New York Times ( 7/15/16 ), writing about the man who reportedly killed 84 people in a truck attack in Nice, France, provided no evidence that Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel was motivated by either politics or religion to commit violence—yet still labeled the murders as “terrorism,” as though the...
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At Least 84 Dead as France Reels from Attack in Nice
At least 84 have been killed, another 50 seriously injured, and many others hurt after truck hits crowd
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Paris, Orlando and Turkey: Displacing the Narrative of Western Innocence
What is clear is that there is a context – no matter how painful to admit – of U.S. and Western complicity in creating the very forces that now terrorize the imagination of publics in the West. Just a cursory glance of that sordid history reveals the baselessness of the assumption of innocence that...
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From Paris to Istanbul, More ‘War on Terror’ Means More Terrorist Attacks
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That's why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.
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Reports: Paris Attack Suspect Salah Abdeslam Captured in Brussels
Suspected allegedly played key role in coordinating and carrying out the violent attacks in Paris last year that left 130 people dead
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France Extends Freedom-Threatening State of Emergency
Threats to freedoms as a result of the increase in state powers have been widely rebuked by human rights and civil liberties watchdogs.
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Thousands Mobilize in France Against 'Headlong Rush into Authoritarianism'
'It is urgent to clearly demonstrate our refusal of this obnoxious policy'
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French Minister Resigns Rather Than Stamp Draconian Anti-Terror Law
Draconian constitutional changes included stripping convicted terrorists of their French nationality
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UN Human Rights Experts Blast France's "Excessive and Disproportionate" Cuts to Freedoms
Provisions imposed following last year's terrorist attacks must be amended 'to ensure they comply with international human rights law,' experts state.
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