Rightly or wrongly, thousands convicted of terrorism post-9/11

By MARTHA MENDOZA – Associated Press While convictions show how global awareness has spread worldwide, they also suggest that some are using fight to curb political dissent. At least 35,000 people worldwide have been convicted as terrorists in the decade since the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States. But while some bombed hotels or blew up buses, others were put behind bars for waving a political sign or blogging about a protest. In the first tally ever done of global anti-terror arrests and convictions, The Associated Press documented…[For full story: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44389156/ns/us_news-security/ ]

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Rightly or wrongly, thousands convicted of terrorism post-9/11

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