Under the Military Commissions Act (MCA), non-citizens in US custody are stripped of fundamental rights and justice is discarded.
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Urgent Action Victory! Okinawa Activist Released On Bail After Five Months (Japan: UA 23/17)
Hiroji Yamashiro, 64 years of age, has been released on bail after five months in detention without being able to see his family. Arrested for his role in protests against new U.S. military construction projects in Okinawa, his next court hearing is scheduled for 27 March 2017.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Anishinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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