October 18, 2012

Documents obtained by the Massachusetts chapters of the ACLU and the National Lawyers Guild reveal that the Boston Police Department improperly monitored the activities of political and antiwar groups, infringing on the activists’ First Amendment rights.    



Read the ACLU of Massachusetts blog on Boston Police surveillance of political activities here: https://www.aclu.org/blog/national-security-technology-and-liberty-free-speech/when-boston-police-spy-free-speech

Read the ACLU of Massachusetts and the National Lawyers Guild, Massachusetts Chapter’s report “Policing Dissent: Police Surveillance of Lawful Political Activity in Boston” here: http://www.aclum.org/sites/all/files/policing_dissent.pdf

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