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New documents uncover FBI monitoring of the Thomas Merton Center
03/18/2006
FBI monitoring TMC graphic The Thomas Merton Center and the American Civil Liberties Union have released documents relevant to the FBI's monitoring of the Thomas Merton Center.

The documents indicate, among other things, that the FBI targetted the Thomas Merton Center because of their opposition to the Iraq War, and that the FBI used confidental sources "who are not in a position to testify" to monitor the activities of the Thomas Merton Center.

In protest of the domestic surveillence, the Merton Center's Anti-War Committee and the Pittsburgh Bill of Rights Defense Campaign have organized a "spy-in" on Tuesday, March 21st at the Federal building downtown.

[ View the released documents (PDF Files):  International Terrorism Matters ,  investigation of anti-war activity,  confidential sources ]

[ Read more from the ACLU ]



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