Media Justice Sues FBI Over Surveillance Of Black Activists

By Nusrat Choudhury and Malkia Cyril, Aclu.org -

At a time when violence by white supremacists is on the rise, the FBI appears to be targeting Black people in a secret intelligence program concerning so-called “Black Identity Extremists”— an [...]

U.S. Peace Delegation To Iran Welcomed By Foreign Minister, Met By FBI Agents On Return

By Sharmini Peries, Therealnews.com -

It is International Women’s Day here at The Real News Network. It’s marking the 90th anniversary of the first National Women’s Day in the U.S. that took place in New York City in 1909. [...]

The FBI Came Close To Staging A Coup

By John Kiriakou, Consortiumnews.com -

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, in an explosive interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes,” said that in early 2017,  in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director [...]

Lessons From FBI’s Secret War On Activism

By Michael Steven Smith, The Indypendent. -

The Federal Bureau of Investigation tried to destroy left organizations and the black freedom movement during the last major upsurge in radical politics in this country, in the 1960s. It looks [...]

Press TV’s Hashemi Vows To Speak Out Against US Injustice Until Her Last Breath

By Staff, Presstv.com -

Hashemi said she was with her son, Reza, when the FBI arrested her and put her in handcuffs on January 13 before boarding a flight to Denver. She spent the night at St. Louis airport before being [...]

Twitter Calls On US To #FreeMarziehHashemi As Lawyers Attempt To Unseal Case

By Alexander Rubinstein, Mintpressnews.com -

American journalist Marzieh Hashemi was arrested on Sunday by the FBI as a witness in a criminal case with no further information provided. On Friday, a motion was introduced to at a DC court to [...]

Detained American Iranian TV Anchor Marzieh Hashemi To Appear In Court

By Alison Weir, Mintpressnews.com -

Hashemi was held 48 hours before being allowed to contact her family. She has complained of ill-treatment. Authorities forcibly removed her headscarf and took her away in handcuffs. Iran’s [...]

Prominent Iranian Jailed By FBI: Demand Her Freedom

By Mick Kelly, Fightbacknews.org -

Minneapolis, MN – A well-known Iranian journalist, Marzieh Hashemi, has been jailed by the FBI. Hashemi is an anchor on Iran’s English language Press TV and has interviewed many progressive U.S. [...]

Revealed: FBI Kept Files On Peaceful Climate Change Protesters

By Adam Federman, Theguardian.com -

On 15 May 2016 three friends from Fairfield, Iowa, made the five-hour drive to an oil refinery on the shores of Lake Michigan to participate in what was part of a series of protests and acts of [...]

Why “Countering Violent Extremism” Programs Won’t Stop White Supremacists

By Fatema Ahmad, Truthout.org -

As the daughter of Muslim Egyptian immigrants, I’m used to getting surprised looks when I tell people I grew up in a small Appalachian town in Western Maryland. A town where teens dared each [...]

How The FBI Silences Whistleblowers

By John Kiriakou, Consortiumnews.com -

The problem is that we are the exception to the rule. Most whistleblowers either suffer in anonymity or are personally, professionally, socially and financially ruined for speaking truth to [...]

Terry Albury Is A Conscientious Whistleblower

By Sue Udry, Rightsanddissent.org -

Terry Albury was the only Black agent at the FBI field office in Minneapolis. He saw inherent racism in the FBI’s targeting of local communities of color and sought to blow the whistle on that [...]

Key Republicans Signal Confidence In FBI Report On Kavanaugh

By Elana Schor, Burgess Everett and John Bresnahan, Politico.com -

Key undecided Republican senators are signaling on Thursday the FBI report on sexual misconduct allegations against Brett Kavanaugh may give them the confidence they need to back the embattled [...]

McConnell Vows GOP ‘Will Not Be Intimidated By Kavanough Protesters

By Jon Queally, Commondreams.org -

An apparently perturbed Senate Majority Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says that the loud, outraged, and determined constituents who have been letting Republican lawmakers know just how much they do not [...]

Will The Real John Brennan Please Stand Up?

By Philip Giraldi, Unz.com -

The battle between many former intelligence chiefs and the White House is becoming a gift that keeps on giving to the mass media, which is characteristically deeply immersed in Trump derangement [...]