Civil Liberties

NAM original coverage, youth media stories, and ethnic media articles on civil liberties and rights. For more information on NAM civil liberties coverage, contact Sandip Roy at sroy [at] newamericamedia [dot] org.

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Privacy Is Lost, And We Are All To Blame

New America Media, Andrew Lam , Jul 02, 2013

In other words, Americans donít want to be groped or scanned, donít want our personal spaces invaded, but weíre willing to endure both in the name of security. Such is the contract between the people and the state in the new, post-9/11 America.

Does Americaís Fortune Ride on Two Numbers? - 9/11 and 99:1

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Nov 19, 2011

Why There Are Words

New America Media, Blog , Andrew Lam, Aug 10, 2011

Andrew Lam is co-founder and editor of New America Media, an association of over 2000 ethnic media organizations in America. He

Former U.S. Soldier Told He Has No Country

New America Media, news report, Viji Sundaram, Mar 07, 2011

After spending nine years in the U.S. Army and being honorably discharged, Ramdeo Chankar Singh thought citizenship was in his grasp. Now, though, he faces deportation.

First Person: Sandy Close

KQED, interview, Michael Krasny, Mar 07, 2011

Big Generation Gap in Little Saigon

New America Media, Blog/Radio, Andrew Lam, Aug 18, 2010

Thai Civil War Cannot be Won by Bullets and Tear Gas

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, May 19, 2010

Hereís a crucial lesson for the current Thai regime. Itís far easier to gun down peasants armed with bamboo spears, slingshots and Molotov cocktails on the streets of Bangkok than it is to win the hearts and minds of the increasingly restless peasantry that make up the majority of the country.

New America Now: Between Two Worlds

New America Now, Audio, May 18, 2010

Roxana Saberi talks about her experience in an Iranian prison, Peter Hessler goes Country Driving in China, and Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is the author of One Amazing Thing.

Arizona's New Immigration Law

FilAm-Star, Immigration, Jun Medina, May 15, 2010

Governor of Arizona passed new immigration law to question anybody who looks unreasonably suspicious to produce documentation of citizenship. Racial profiling is suspected. Civil and constitutional rights are believed to be in violation.

In Arizona, Al Sharpton Urges Civil Disobedience

New America Media, News Report, Valeria FernŠndez, May 06, 2010

Black civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton led a prayer vigil in Phoenix on Wednesday calling for mass civil disobedience against the stateís new anti-immigration law.

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