The CIA is trying to distance itself from divulging any incriminating evidence regarding their role in the raids.
The CIA denial comes on the heels of a series of Associated Press articles revealing the CIA's involvement with the NYPD.
The United Nations envoy for freedom of expression is drafting an official communication to the U.S. government demanding to know why federal officials are not protecting the rights of Occupy demonstrators whose protests are being disbanded -- sometimes violently -- by local authorities.
Lawyers say authorities are citing obscure codes as pretexts for crackdowns, violating the first amendment in the process
The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund and the National Lawyers Guild Mass Defense Committee filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests today with federal law enforcement agencies requesting records of involvement in the Occupy crackdown.
Expired tags, as it happens, were just one of 160 misdemeanor offenses where officers can choose either to take offenders into custody or to write them what is essentially a glorified ticket.