Judge Grants Relief to Woman Wrongly Included on ‘No Fly’ List—But Government Wants to Keep Secret

By: Tuesday January 14, 2014 7:06 pm

A district court judge has issued an order which grants relief to a woman who was incorrectly included on the United States government’s “No Fly” list and had been denied due process when seeking to correct this mistake. However, the government would like the judge’s order to be kept secret. The case involves Dr. Rahinah [...]

More on State’s Illegal Passport Revocations in Yemen

By: Monday December 16, 2013 8:16 am

Searches of public court records continue to expose the illegal actions of the U.S. Department of State in Yemen. One private attorney connected to cases in Yemen says “Issues with the U.S. Consulate in Sana’a are systemic and reach far beyond seizure of U.S. passports. That is merely the egregious tip of the iceberg. I [...]

The Next Homeland Security Chief: What Senators Will Ignore During Jeh Johnson’s Nomination Hearing

By: Tuesday November 12, 2013 8:12 pm

President Barack Obama’s administration began to bomb Yemen and launched an attack on al-Majalah in Yemen on December 17, 2009. A deadly strike that included at least five US Navy Tomahawk cruise missiles with cluster munitions is believed to have killed the apparent target, a suspected Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula Muhammad al-Kazami, however, [...]

DHS Inspector General Unable to Identify Total Number of Excessive Force Allegations Against Border Patrol

By: Tuesday September 17, 2013 3:50 pm

The Office for the Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released a report on “use of force incidents” by border patrol agents. The report indicates US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has been keeping records that contain incomplete data, making it difficult to assess the extent to which agents have [...]

Documents: Why Homeland Security Agents Seized Manning Support Network Co-Founder’s Electronic Devices

By: Tuesday September 10, 2013 3:13 pm

The American Civil Liberties Union, which pursued a lawsuit alleging Bradley Manning Support Network (now Private Manning Support Network) co-founder David House had his rights violated when he had his electronic devices, including a laptop, searched and seized at O’Hare International Airport, has posted documents providing more details on why House was targeted. They suggest [...]

Obama’s Cybersecurity Executive Order Appears to Pose Little Risk to Citizens’ Privacy—For Now

By: Wednesday February 13, 2013 11:16 am

President Barack Obama signed a major cybersecurity executive order hours before he delivered his State of the Union address. The order was highlighted in his address as he spoke about the current threat he believes the government faces from cyber-attacks. …We know hackers steal people’s identities and infiltrate private e-mail. We know foreign countries and [...]

Homeland Security’s Failed Attempt to Pervert the Freedom of Information Act Process

By: Saturday January 19, 2013 11:20 am

Over a week ago, a federal judge ruled documents the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was ordered to produce in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit could not be subjected to a protective order. The development has received minimal attention, but the case seems important, as the government sought to use an innovative tactic [...]

Interview: GreenIsTheNewRed.com’s Will Potter on Transformation of Dissent into a Domestic Terrorism Threat

By: Wednesday October 10, 2012 1:00 pm

A report from the Congressional Research Service was recently released and it looked at how law enforcement had been cracking down on animal rights and environmental activists. It highlighted how the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act is used against activists. Will Potter of GreenistheNewRed.com covered the report in a post on October 2. The report, as [...]

Keeper of the Mountains Larry Gibson, Known Anti-Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Activist, Dies

By: Monday September 10, 2012 11:20 am

Well-known to anyone in the movement to end mountaintop removal—the destructive practice of blowing up mountains to get to coal, Keeper of the Mountains Larry Gibson had a heart attack and died yesterday at the age of sixty-five. Gibson was an activist, who lived in Welch, West Virginia, and courageously and valiantly stood up to [...]

Infiltrating Groups, Demonizing ‘Anarchists’ & Chilling Dissent Ahead of the RNC

By: Friday August 24, 2012 11:47 am

State-sponsored propaganda fills corporate and establishment news reports ahead of the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida. The word is that “improvised explosive devices” (IEDs) could be used by “domestic terrorists” at the RNC. There also will likely be individuals who engage in “black bloc” tactics, cover their face with a mask or bandanna [...]

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