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ID:

30

Date:

2005-01-09

Headline:

Story on Army chaplain accused of espionage is based on more than 130 documents comprising more than 1,000 pages obtained through FOIA and other sources

Reporter's name:

Ray Rivera

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Seattle Times

City:

Seattle, WA

Summary:

The Seattle Times used FOIA requests in its nine-part series, "Suspicion in the Ranks," a look at the experiences of Muslim military chaplain, Capt. James Yee, who was charged with espionage and spent 76 days in solitary confinement. His case unraveled and six months after his arrest, the military dropped all criminal charges against him.

Keywords:

terrorism, espionage, Army. Capt. James Yee, solitary confinement, Muslim military chaplain,

Impact:

First Place in the C.B. Blethen Memorial Awards for Distinguished Newspaper Reporting


Agencies:

DOD

States:

WA

Categories:

Iraq
military


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