“Counter-Terrorism Unit Keeps Files on Journalists, Reports that My Book Is ‘Compelling and Well Written'” @ Green is the New Red

Posted on July 30, 2012

Will Potter — July 26, 2012: “New documents reveal that the federal Counter-Terrorism Unit is creating reports and maintaining files about the writing, interviews, and lectures of journalists who are critical of the government’s repression of political activists.

The documents, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request in coordination with the Center for Constitutional Rights, raise a wide range of civil rights concerns, but for this article I am only at liberty to comment on the files that pertain to my work. These documents show that the unit, which operates through the federal Bureau of Prisons, regularly maintains files on explicitly First Amendment activity……………………”

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