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ID:

619

Date:

2011-09-03

Headline:

AP IMPACT: 35,000 worldwide convicted for terror

Reporter's name:

Martha Mendoza

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Associated Press

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

The Associated Press (AP) used freedom of information laws and other resources to obtain data from the United States and dozens of other countries, showing a dramatic increase in terrorism laws and prosecutions after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, including at least 119,000 arrests and over 35,000 convictions, for a diverse array of actions, ranging from violence to unpopular dissent.

Notes:

The Associated Press used the Freedom of Information Act to show how many people have been charged in the United States under anti-terror laws, according to correspondence with AP reporter Martha Mendoza.

Keywords:

terror, terrorism, politics, protest, dissent, legislation, anti-terror, civil rights, human rights, September 11, United States, Turkey, China, Pakistan, Spain, Tunisia, Algeria, Bahrain, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Middle East, Arab Spring, State Department, Central Intelligence Agency, CIA, Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, Department of Defense, DOD

URL:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2016100122_apsept11convictedforterror.html


Agencies:

CIA
DOD
FBI
STATE

States:

US

Categories:

foreign affairs
justice
national security
terrorism


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