Sunday, December 07, 2008

Spying on Pacifists, Environmentalists and Nuns


An undercover Maryland State Police trooper
infiltrated nonviolent groups
and labeled dozens of people as terrorists.

Takoma Park, Maryland - To friends in the protest movement, Lucy was an eager 20-something who attended their events and sent encouraging e-mails to support their causes.

Only one thing seemed strange.

"At one demonstration, I remember her showing up with a laptop computer and typing away," said Mike Stark, who helped lead the anti-death-penalty march in Baltimore that day. "We all thought that was odd."

Not really. The woman was an undercover Maryland State Police trooper who between 2005 and 2007 infiltrated more than two dozen rallies and meetings of nonviolent groups.

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  • 1 comment:

    a rose is a rose said...

    this to me IS domestic terrorism.

    i've written about this before and unfortunately, i'll probably have to write about it again. it turns my stomach

    how could we have forgotten THIS IS AMERICA?