Civil Liberties

Palestinian Says He's Only U.S. Citizen in Country Labeled "Specially Designated Terrorist"

Muhammad Salah says he can't even buy food without government approval


A naturalized citizen sued the United States, claiming he is the only U.S. citizen in the country labeled a "Specially Designated Terrorist," which prohibits him from working or even buying food without government consent.

Muhammad Salah sued the U.S. Treasury Department, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, and Adam Szubin, the Director of the Office of Foreign Asset Control, in Federal Court.