DHS Releases More Docs on Coordinated Efforts to Quash Occupy

10:01 am in Uncategorized by wendydavis

The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund received a second batch of documents they had requested under FOIA concerning the apparent national coordination among federal security apparatus agencies.  They are partnering with the National Lawyers Guild Mass Defense Committee and recently, Michael Moore.  Perhaps he helps with expenses.

DHS Vehicle at Occupy Houston, December 12, 21011. Similar vehicles were spotted at Occupy events in many cities. Photo by Kit O'Connell.

Executive Director of the PCJF Mara Verheyden-Hilliard says that the heavily redacted documents still show that there has been intense monitoring and information sharing among the federal intelligence/domestic surveillance networks, and bolstered by local and state law enforcement being used against its own people, or: American citizens engaged in a free speech social justice movement.

She reminds us that the funding for the vast security post-9/11 expansion is ‘saturated’ by anti-terrorism funding, leaving us to conclude that those of us they choose to target as ‘dangerous’ or ‘enemies of the state’…may bump into their wide-angled definition of ‘domestic terrorism’.  I resent the hell out of that, personally.

These released documents concern the Department of Homeland Security’s National Operations Center, about which the DHS website says in part:

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