Honor true patriots
Every month, BORDC honors an individual who has done outstanding work in support of civil liberties and the rule of law in his or her community.
This month, the Patriot Award goes to Jayel Aheram from Alaska, who is currently living in Southern California pursuing a degree in Journalism. Aheram is a libertarian journalist, blogger, photographer, anti-war activist, and US military veteran who has taken on grassroots activism across California to protect civil liberties.
In the news
6/18, Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!, A Medical Ethics-free Zone? Guantánamo Doctors Urged to Stop Force-Feeding Hunger-Striking Prisoners
6/17, Wendy Kaminer, The Atlantic, Don't Want Corporations to Have Rights? Then the ACLU Suit Is Dead
6/17, Carol Rosenberg, Miami Herald, FOIA suit reveals Guantánamo’s ‘indefinite detainees’
6/17, Walter Pincus, Washington Post, Fine Print: In digital world, oversight of intelligence gathering is key
6/17, Editor, Fox News, NSA chief Alexander to testify on classified leaks in rare public hearing
6/17, Dominic Rushe and Stuart Dredge, Guardian (UK), Apple follows Facebook's lead and reveals US surveillance requests