Mara Verheyden-Hilliard

FBI Greenlights Crackdown on Black Lives Matter Protesters

The violent events of the past week have placed the country at a decisive moment. Words matter but deeds matter more. Leadership matters. President Obama spoke about the need for real change and new “practices” following the murders by police officers of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota.

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Exposed: FBI Surveillance of School of the Americas Watch

For a decade, the FBI, flagrantly abused its counter-terrorism authority to conduct a widespread surveillance and monitoring operation of School of Americas Watch (SOAW), a nonviolent activist organization founded by pacifists with the aim of closing the U.S. Army’s School of the Americas (now renamed) and ending the U.S. role in the militarization of Latin America.

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Ex-CIA Analyst Ray McGovern Sues State Dept. for Putting Him on Watch List After Hillary Clinton Speech Protest

by Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, Executive Director, Partnership for Civil Justice Fund,

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