Activists from ThankYouEdSnowden.org staged a highly visible protest today inside the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that featured the testimony of NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander and James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence.
“Two Years Ago Today I was Illegally Arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge with 700 other Peaceful Marchers"
Two years ago today, I was one of 700 peaceful protestors who were illegally trapped, detained and mass arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge.
Breaking News on PCJF Lawsuit on Cuban Five Case: State Dept. Now Under Court Order to Produce Records
The PCJF filed a Freedom of Information Act Lawsuit against the U.S. State Department for its refusal to produce materials in its possession about secret payments by the U.S. government to Miami-based journalists who were reporting on the case of the Cuban Five prior to the trial, during the trial and while the jury was deliberating.
To mark the 15th anniversary of the unjust arrest of the Cuban 5, an important forum will be held at UDC featuring actor Danny Glover, Cuban Five attorney Richard Klugh, PCJF Executive Director Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, Associate Prof. Chrisarla Houston and Gloria La Riva, Coordinator of the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five.
Author Alice Walker has joined the 'Thank You, Ed Snowden' campaign, which has quickly been joined by thousands of people over the last two weeks.
There is no court that can enforce the Bill of Rights against the government's domestic-spying operations, as reflected in the Aug. 21 release of one of the many secret opinions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.