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ID:

426

Date:

2005-07-18

Headline:

Large Volume of F.B.I. Files Alarms U.S. Activist Groups

Reporter's name:

Eric Lichtblau

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

Yes

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The New York Times

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

A lawsuit under FOIA, brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and other groups, led the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to admit that it had over one thousand pages of internal documents on the ACLU and over two thousand pages of internal documents on Greenpeace [as of July 2005].

Notes:

The ACLU sued to obtain FBI records of 150 groups, from 2001 and earlier.

Keywords:

surveillance, civil liberties, civil rights, anti-war, protest, protesters, intelligence, Republican National Convention

URL:

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/18/politics/18protest.html


Agencies:

DOJ
FBI

States:

DC

Categories:

civil rights
FBI
intelligence


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