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Secret Martial Law Act in USA – imprisonment without charge, without trial

Senate approves Martial Law: Military can jail indefinitely, no charge, no trial, Human Rights Examiner November 30, 2011 Human rights campaign to prevent codification of Martial Law in America fails

Although the Obama administration has threatened to veto what is being called the “Secret Martial Law Act” if Congress approved it, on Tuesday, the Senate, mainly with Republican backing, voted 61 to 37 in favor of it, empowering the military to imprison “terror suspects” including people arrested inside the United States, without charge or trial and to hold them indefinitely, a Constitutional and human rights violation that even the national-security team has said is unacceptable and that the U.S. has used military aggression to end in foreign countries.

Continue reading on Examiner.com Senate approves Martial Law: Military can jail indefinitely, no charge, no trial – National Human Rights | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/human-rights-in-national/senate-approves-martial-law-military-can-jail-indefinitely-no-charge-no-trial?CID=examiner_alerts_article#ixzz1fJv20yxJ

December 1, 2011 - Posted by | civil liberties, USA

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