The suit alleges that the military violated the Posse Comitatus Act, & activists constitutional rights when it infiltrated a Washington state antiwar group.
Fayez al Kandari, a thirty-eight year-old Kuwaiti held in captivity at the Guantánamo military prison for nearly fourteen years, was released to Kuwait. He was the last Kuwaiti in detention, and the U.S. military’s Periodic Review Board cleared him for release in September of last year. As part of Kandari’s release,
British spy agency MI5 has offered Muslims prizes in exchange for spying on their communities.
“Sure, massive amounts of data are no longer being collected — by the NSA. Telecommunications corporations have taken over where the government left off.”
For the first time, a federal court lifted a National Security Letter gag order. Although they’ve been ruled unconstitutional by federal courts multiple times in the past, this important ruling makes it possible for the owner of a now-defunct non-profit internet service provider to openly talk about the FBI’s request
Today is Black Friday and retail giant Walmart is again dealing with a series of protests and worker strikes over the company’s unwillingness to provide its workers a living wage and benefits. This year the protests are paralleled by a week long drive to get Walmart workers food for the
When Los Angeles recently pledged to spend more on homelessness, did you think that meant spending more on police? With Laura Flanders and Hamid Khan.
The New York Police Department deployed an undercover officer named “Mel,” who “converted” to Islam and infiltrated Brooklyn College, according to a report published in the Gothamist. As reported, three Brooklyn College graduates shared how “Mel” had developed relationships with them. She was present “during some of the most private
Edward Snowden has a problem with the UK’s push for mass surveillance, and he’s taken to Twitter to air his grievances.
An appeals court overturned a decision to suppress evidence revealed by a NCIS agent during dragnet surveillance of file-sharing users in Washington state.