Revealed: FBI investigated civil rights group as 'terrorism' threat and viewed KKK as victims

Country
UK (GB)
Score
0.1
Source
The Guardian
Time
2019-02-01 (UTC)
ID
13164428

Bureau spied on California activists, citing potential ‘conspiracy’ against the ‘rights’ of neo-Nazis The FBI opened a “domestic terrorism” investigation into a civil rights group in California, labeling the activists “extremists” after they protested against neo-Nazis in 2016, new documents reveal. Federal authorities ran a surveillance operation on By Any Means Necessary (Bamn), spying on the leftist group’s movements in an inquiry that came after one of Bamn’s members was stabbed at the white supremacist rally , according to documents obtained by the Guardian. The FBI’s Bamn files reveal: Continue reading...