FBI Investigating Approval Of Pennsylvania Pipeline

By Marc Levy, Apnews.com -

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The FBI has begun a corruption investigation into how Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration came to issue permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline project to [...]

Report: FBI Spying On Social Movements

By Staff, Rights and Dissent. -

The report exposes FBI political surveillance as systemic and part of a wider pattern of abuse, and documents how the FBI frequently cites its counterterrorism authorities when spying on [...]

Appeals Court Tells FBI To Destroy Memo On Anti-War Website

By Staff, Apnews.com -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI must destroy 15-year-old records of its investigation into the two co-founders of a San Francisco online anti-war website and the site’s activities, a federal appeals [...]

Document Reveals The FBI Is Tracking Border Protest Groups As Extremist Organizations

By Jana Winter and Hunter Walker, Yahoo.com -

The FBI has gathered intelligence from people with “direct access” to the organizations and is monitoring their social media, according to the document,  called an “external intelligence note,” [...]

FBI’s Document: IRON FIST Focuses On ‘Black Identity Extremist’ Movement

By Ken Klippenstein, Tyt.com -

Under President Trump, the FBI’s official counterterrorism priorities have included “Black Identity Extremists,” “anti-authority” extremists, and “animal rights/environmental extremists,” [...]

Emails Show FBI And Police Are Monitoring Oregon Anti-Pipeline Activists

By Jordan Davidson, EcoWatch -

The FBI and several other law enforcement agencies have been keeping tabs on pipeline opponents in southwest Oregon, according to documents obtained by the Guardian. Opponents of the natural [...]

Expanding The Powers Of The FBI Is Not The Solution To White Supremacist Violence

By Chip Gibbons, Inthesetimes.com -

On August 3, a white supremacist attacked a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, killing at least 22 and wounding dozens more. Espousing racist conspiracy theories about a “Hispanic invasion,” the killer’s [...]

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. [...]