Domestic Spying Targeted Animal Rights and Environmental Activitists

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on December 20, 2005

Press release: “According to new documents released today by the American Civil Liberties Union, the FBI is using counterterrorism resources to monitor and infiltrate domestic political organizations that criticize business interests and government policies, despite a lack of evidence that the groups are engaging in or supporting violent action.”

  • The ACLU has posted the FOIA requests/releases (in PDF, comprising over 2,300 pages of redacted documents) as follows: By Theme; By Client; By State.
  • New York Times: F.B.I. Watched Activist Groups, New Files Show
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