Tarek Mehanna

"You will be punished if you don't become an informant": ACLU's Nancy Murray on Tarek Mehanna case

Nancy Murray, education director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, explains why she believes a “Muslim exception” is being carved out of the First Amendment, how a juror came to Tarek Mehanna’s sentencing hearing last week to ask the judge for mercy, and why Mehanna’s case has wide-reaching implications. 

Young US Muslims face sentencing for material support conspiracy so vague, government can't even say what terrorists they intended to support

The case of Ziyad Yaghi and Omar Aly Hassan of North Carolina raises questions about the use of preemptive prosecution to get convictions in the vast majority of domestic terrorism cases.