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Target of Contested National Security Letter Was a Muslim the FBI Wanted to Turn Informant

From the Intercept, by Jenna McLaughlin

THE TARGET OF a federal investigation that set off a more than decadelong battle over secret subpoenas called national security letters was a Muslim prison reform advocate the FBI wanted to become an informant. 644 more words

Tyranny

Innocent Man Stands Up to Entire SWAT Team Raiding His Home With No Warrant — He Wins

SWAT teams kick down doors to homes, shoot dogs, throw grenades at babies, and even kill innocent people because they are at the wrong house. 17 more words

Policing

GALVESTON POLICE SERGEANT INDICTED ON CRIMINAL TRESPASS CHARGE FOR SEARCHING ACTIVIST'S CAR WITHOUT A WARRANT

SOURCE: HOUSTON CHRONICLE

A Galveston city police sergeant has been indicted by a grand jury on a misdemeanor criminal trespass charge arising from the search of a self-described video activist’s vehicle, according to prosecutors. 142 more words

Police State

Federal judge rules against FBI hiding cellphone surveillance

A federal judge has ruled that the FBI must release documents it improperly withheld about StingRays, the now-infamous cellphone mass-surveillance devices that police and federal agencies have deployed in secret for decades…

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Crime