Activists Identify DC Cop Who Infiltrated Bangladesh Sweatshop Protests (inthesetimes.com)
A DC Metropolitan Police Department office attended local environmental and labor rights organizations undercover, without proper authorization. A 2012 review concluded the Department violated its policies limiting investigations of First Amendment-protected groups in 16 of 20 investigations between January 2005 and November 21, 2011, and during that period it never received authorization to send undercover offices to protests despite doing so 17 times.
Every month, you'll receive regular roundups of the most important civil rights and civil liberties developments. Remember: a well-informed citizenry is the best defense against tyranny.
The Latest in National Security
ACLU Acknowledges Improvements to DOJ Racial Profiling Policy, But Says Far More is Needed
ACLU Applauds Court For Allowing Case Challenging FBI’s Wrongful Prosecution of Chinese American Physics Professor To Move Forward
Shen v. Simpson
Chinese Immigrants Sue Florida Over Unconstitutional and Discriminatory Law Banning Them From Buying Land
The American Civil Liberties Union is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America.
Learn More About National Security
The ACLU’s National Security Project is dedicated to ensuring that U.S. national security policies and practices are consistent with the Constitution, civil liberties, and human rights.