“Declassified: US Government Colluded With Big Banks to Monitor, Disrupt Occupy Protesters as ‘Criminal Threats’” @ Antiwar.com

Posted on January 7, 2013

John Glaser — January 1, 2013: “According to recently released documents, the federal government monitored the Occupy Wall Street movement from its very inception, internally referring to it as a potential criminal and terrorist threat despite acknowledging the movement’s explicit rejection of violent forms of protest.

Via BoingBoing’s Xeni Jardin, the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund (PCJF) obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request documents that “reveal that from its inception, the FBI treated the Occupy movement as a potential criminal and terrorist threat even though the agency acknowledges in documents that organizers explicitly called for peaceful protest and did ‘not condone the use of violence’ at occupy protests……………………”

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