December 6, 2008
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Friday ruled that an Egyptian Christian who could face torture in Egypt may challenge his deportation from the United States. Sameh Khouzam fled to the US in 1998 allegedly to escape religious persecution. American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) ...[read more]
January 10, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
A US district judge ruled Thursday that the US cannot deport an Egyptian Christian who fled to the United States in 1998 to reportedly escape religious persecution because of the risk that he may face torture in Egypt. US District Judge Thomas Vanaskie of the Middle District of Pennsylvania ...[read more]
August 30, 2007
by Alexis Unkovic
The United States should not deport foreign detainees back to their home countries if there is reason to believe they will face torture, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) lawyers argued Thursday. Appearing before the US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, lawyers ...[read more]

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