A lawsuit by logging company Resolute Forest Products to suppress environmental activism by Greenpeace and Stand.earth was dismissed by a federal court.
Donors To Barrett Brown’s Legal Defense Plausibly Allege FBI Violated First Amendment Rights, Judge Rules
Judge determined donors to Brown’s legal defense plausibly alleged a government surveillance scheme had the “intended effect to chill First Amendment activity.”
A federal appeals court affirmed the right of citizens to criticize police and ruled Minnesota officers are not immune from a lawsuit alleging rights violations.
FBI director James Comey indicated WikiLeaks remains focus for intelligence agencies and prosecuting Julian Assange for his work as a publisher remains possible.
Federal Lawsuit Alleges Chicago Police Illegally Spied On Activists, Residents With Stingray Surveillance
A federal lawsuit against Chicago police alleges officers employed cell site simulators or Stingray spying devices in violation of the First Amendment rights of innocent citizens during a “Reclaim Martin Luther King Jr. Day” action on January 15, 2015. Chicago-based organizations, activists, and residents came together for a protest and
A survey of editors from print and online publications found most news organizations struggle to defend the right to freedom of the press.
Hillary Clinton spoke at the pro-Israel AIPAC policy conference and praised students on “the front lines of the battle” against the nonviolent BDS movement.
Despite making claims to protecting First Amendment rights, a leaked manual reveals how police pick out perceived movement leaders for targeted arrests.
The suit alleges that the military violated the Posse Comitatus Act, & activists constitutional rights when it infiltrated a Washington state antiwar group.
Kevin Gosztola’s and MintPress News’ founder, Mnar Muhawesh, discuss how the media ignores real news in favor of distractions and election-year circuses.