The FBI appears to be targeting people on the basis of their beliefs. The fact that a special grand jury has been empaneled sends a signal that law enforcement has embarked on a fishing expedition. They are going after anarchists who are likely connected to the Occupy movement.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday July 27, 2012 1:04 pm|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday July 20, 2012 12:00 pm|
Three individuals, who military public affairs have informed media are government employees, have been attending hearings for Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks. They will not tell press what agency or department of government these individuals work for.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday July 20, 2011 9:35 am|
Widely reported yesterday was the arrest of sixteen individuals alleged to be members of the hacktivist group Anonymous, known engaging in cyber operations for political and social reasons. The Justice Department claimed fourteen of the individuals had been part of the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on PayPal back in December 2010, when PayPal suspended WikiLeaks’ accounts making it impossible for the organization to receive donations via PayPal.
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday June 15, 2011 9:20 am|
There are more things going on at the Wikileaks Grand Jury than meets the eye. Today Firedoglake found that Lynndie England is there testifying. When the person that told me was asked to go get some coffee, the guards tried to prevent them from leaving with Dan Choi and I.
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday June 14, 2011 11:36 am|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Thursday May 19, 2011 3:05 pm|
Antiwar and international solidarity activists, subjects of a federal grand jury investigation that alleges they may have provided “material support for terrorism,” uncovered documents on FBI guidelines and investigation practices left behind in an activist’s home that was raided in September of last year. The documents illuminate how the FBI has conducted surveillance of the activists being targeted in the investigation and further prove the grand jury is being used as a tool to go after political groups.