Tag Archives: material support

The Intercept | Trial and Terror

An in-depth report by The Intercept on US government pursuit of terrorism by the intelligence community.

The FBI Plot to Entrap Somali Youth

To bring serious charges against the youth, the government had to show that the youth were “predisposed” to do something. The FBI set up a sting operation to ensnare them. To assist with it, they engaged [a] 20-year-old [informant].

Kevin Gosztola: Undercover FBI Agent Tried to Get Activists to Send Money to PFLP, a US-Designated Terrorist Organization

By Kevin Gosztola  Dissenter, FireDogLake.org  February 28, 2014 Graphic made by activists targeted in FBI raids to raise awareness around their case. (from StopFBI.net) Alleged evidence the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) used to obtain search warrants for raids on the homes of antiwar and international solidarity activists in the midwestern United States were unsealed. The […]

Glenn Greenwald> Ironies in American justice and political cheerleading

Ironies in American justice and political cheerleading BY GLENN GREENWALD  March 20, 2012     Salon.com     Includes video President Barack Obama speaks during a ‘Lawyers for Obama Luncheon’ fundraiser, Friday, March, 16, 2012, at the Palmer House Hotel in Chicago. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)  (Credit: AP)  (updated below) (1) A reader reminded me of this yesterday […]

Dear Department of Justice: Please Investigate Your Old Boss for Material Support of Terrorism!

Dear Department of Justice: Please Investigate Your Old Boss for Material Support of Terrorism! Coleen Rowley Posted: 03/20/2012 10:42 am Former FBI Special Agent Dear Department of Justice and Department of Treasury Officials: We might have just helped you bag another material supporter of terrorism this week! And you’ll never believe who the culprit is! […]

Peace and justice groups say, “Stop the witch hunt of the Somali community”

Peace and justice groups say, “Stop the witch hunt of the Somali community” Justice for Amina Ali and Hawo Hassan   By Staff |  December 4, 2011   Fight Back News Faysal Mohamed, the husband of Amina Ali speaking at Dec. 3 forum (Fight Back! News/Staff) Minneapolis, MN – About 100 people gathered for a […]

Twenty Examples of the Obama Administration Assault on Domestic Civil Liberties

Twenty Examples of the Obama Administration Assault on Domestic Civil Liberties Bill Quigley   December 1, 2011    CommonDreams.org The Obama administration has affirmed, continued and expanded almost all of the draconian domestic civil liberties intrusions pioneered under the Bush administration. Here are twenty examples of serious assaults on the domestic rights to freedom of speech, […]