AFP Photo / Paul J. Richards In wake of the NSA surveillance scandal, a Florida judge has demanded that the federal agency hand over the phone records of a man charged with attempted robbery to help solve a case that culminated in a murder. The motion provides a glimpse into how the National Security Agency’s surveillance records could be obtained in the future, now that whistleblowers have revealed details of the controversial spy program.
Today, two survivors of the drama that caused the death of 63 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea in April 2011, filed complaints before the Tribunal de grande instance in Paris and the Audiencia Nacional in Madrid, holding the French and Spanish military to account for failing to assist persons in danger. In France, GISTI, FIDH, LDH and Migreurop, joined the case as civil
New York, NY – Jess Sundin, of the Committee to Stop FBI repression, spoke on a panel at the Left Forum here, June 8. Entitled the “Targeted killings of Americans on American soil: the story of Lynne Stewart, political prisoners and all progressive struggles in America.” The panel included Ralph Poynter, husband of jailed people’s lawyer Lynn Stewart and a leader of her defense committee