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15:10 EDT

[JURIST] Digital security company Gemalto [corporate website] announced Monday that it has filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF; press release] against HTC, Samsung Electronics, Motorola and Google [corporate websites], as well as some of those companies' US subsidiaries, based on the use and sale of the Android operating system and the [read more]

14:10 EDT

[JURIST] The Ontario Superior Court on Monday sentenced [press release] Fahim Ahmad [JURIST news archive], the leader of the Toronto 18 [CBC timeline, JURIST news archive], to 16 years in prison for his role in the terrorist organization. During the trial, the court heard evidence that Ahmad arranged training camps, [read more]

12:10 EDT

[JURIST] Suspects detained under Morocco's counterterrorism law routinely face serious human rights violations, including illegal detention and torture, according to a report [text, PDF] issued Monday by Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website]. The 56-page report was created following interviews with seven men detained pursuant to the counterterrorism law. The [read more]

11:10 EDT

[JURIST] Former Canadian Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials, JURIST news archive] on Monday pleaded guilty [press release] to all five charges against him, including conspiracy, murder and aiding the enemy. Under the terms of the agreement, Khadr will serve up to eight more years in [read more]

08:10 EDT

[JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] called Saturday for the Iraqi and US governments to launch an investigation [press release] and prosecute those responsible for alleged detainee abuse [JURIST news archive] after thousands of previously classified documents detailing torture by US and Iraqi forces were posted on WikiLeaks [website]. [read more]

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