From Occupation to “Occupy”: The Israelification of American Domestic Security

By: Max Blumenthal, Originally posted on Al Akbar

Published Friday, December 2, 2011

New York – In October, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department turned parts of the campus of the University of California in Berkeley into an urban battlefield. The occasion was Urban Shield 2011, an annual SWAT team exposition organized to promote “mutual response,” collaboration and competition between heavily militarized police strike forces representing law enforcement departments across the United States and foreign nations. Continue reading

Entrapment and Racialization: The “Homegrown” Canard

Article reposted from Jadaliyya, By Eric Love.  A new report out today from New York University School of Law’s Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) describes how American counterterrorism efforts have singled out Muslim Americans by “sending paid, trained informants into mosques and Muslim communities.” The report finds that more than 200 people have been prosecuted in terrorism-related cases – cases which have been proudly trumpeted as hallmarks of a successful counterterrorism program. Continue reading

Advocacy Organizations Welcome DHS Policy Change Regarding NSEERS

Washington, DC | | April 27, 2011 – The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), and South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), along with the Arab American Institute (AAI), the National Immigration Forum (NIF) and the Rights Working Group (RWG), welcome the decision by the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to modify the National Security Entry Exit Registration System (NSEERS). Continue reading

Join the National Day of Action: January 25, 2011

jan 25 flier Protest FBI and Grand Jury Repression!

On September 24, the FBI raided seven Chicago and Minneapolis homes of anti-war and international solidarity activists, and 14 activists were subpoenaed to appear before the Grand Jury. All 14 refused to participate.

In December, nine more Palestine solidarity and anti-war activists were subpoenaed to appear before the Grand Jury on January 25, 2011.

Fight U.S. Government Criminalization of Anti-War Activism!

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