Conroy: ICE Refuses to Release Records of Intimidation of Narco News
March 23, 2007
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The House of Death cover-up now appears to have extended its reach to The Narco News Bulletin. Authentic Journalist Bill
Conroy, in his latest addition to this ongoing story, writes that fear of the exposure of embarrassing and harmful
actions by ICE, as well as the U.S. Prosecutor involved, has led to further stonewalling of the Freedom of Information
Act (FOIA) request filed by Narco News nearly two years ago.
"A letter sent by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
request seems to indicate that this reporter has been under investigation for nearly two years by ICE in retaliation for
Narco New's exposure of that agency's complicity in mass murder in Juárez.
"...The questioning of a journalist at his home and workplace, absent a subpoena, and absent a clearly articulated
reason for the interrogation, raises concerns that the action was, in fact, an attempt to harass the reporter for
pursuing news coverage that was embarrassing to high-level government officials, such as Sutton, Garcia and even
Attorney General Gonzales - who at this time is himself in the hot seat for firing eight U.S. Attorneys allegedly to
prevent them from pursuing prosecutions not in line with the Bush administration's political interests."
The full article, as well as new information about the Zapatista's initiation of second stage of the "Other Campaign,"
and other breaking news from Latin America, can be found at Narco News:
From somewhere in a country called América,
David B. Briones
The Narco News Bulletin