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Docs Show Secret FBI Unit Targeted Antiwar Group

Published: Wed 4 Apr 2007 01:53 PM
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Police Log Confirms FBI Role in Arrests
Group detained, questioned during DC war protest.
By Carol D. Leonnig
The Washington Post
Tuesday 03 April 2007
A secret FBI intelligence unit helped detain a group of war protesters in a downtown Washington parking garage in April 2002 and interrogated some of them on videotape about their political and religious beliefs, newly uncovered documents and interviews show.
For years, law enforcement authorities suggested it never happened. The FBI and D.C. police said they had no records of such an incident. And police told a federal court that no FBI agents were present when officers arrested more than 20 protesters that afternoon for trespassing; police viewed them as suspicious for milling around the parking garage entrance.
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/04/02/AR2007040201568.html
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