Topic: Activism Is Not Terrorism
Direct link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B03viEiWh0qWV190ZHFmZEVmdElHUEtTdVFrdllEMVJRNjVZ Original document name: Defending Rights & Dissent Suggested Questions for Jeff Sessions.docx Talking points/summary, USA, 2017
Direct link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mWf70U_MOKMb7yl8chGXkDxy8I7mdwKl Original document name: Manufacturing-Terrorists-The-FBI-s-Entrap-Demonize-Strategy.pdf Talking points/summary, USA, 2014
Direct link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B03viEiWh0qWOGMwY0d3XzIxUms Original document name: FBI-DHS-Letter-9-20-16 FINAL.pdf , USA, 2016
Direct link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B03viEiWh0qWSUZLMXdNRmJXT3hzV0JRQi0xTi1jendaZ29z Original document name: Boston Social Media Spying Letter.pdf Letters & Testimony, MA, 2016
Direct link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxquWOm79tQ9bkpWU2p5cGZLQWc Original document name: AdvocacyDayTalkingPoints.pdf Talking points/summary, Any, USA, 20??
Iowa State Senator Jack Shipely (R-Nodaway) claims that activists have engaged in “terrorist activity” while protesting against the Dakota Access Pipeline, and he claims that there aren’t enough laws on the books to prosecute this supposed terrorism.
Defending Rights & Dissent was joined by allies Free Press, Demand Progress, DropJ20, and the ACLU of DC in delivering over 50,000 signature to the US Attorney’s Office calling on the Department of Justice to end its prosecution of protesters arrested on Inauguration Day in Washington, DC.
The DOJ is turning political expression into conspiracy and free assembly into a crime. They are using a shocking legal theory: if you attend a march where other individuals engage in vandalism you are collectively liable for their acts and should face decades in prison. Ditto if you’re a journalist who is merely covering the event