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Ray McGovern

Raymond McGovern (born August 25, 1939) is a retired CIA officer turned political activist. TalkingStickTV - Ray McGovern - The Real Agenda of the American Empire. Rob Kall: Former CIA Agent Ray McGovern Discusses Arrest at Secretary Clinton's Internet Freedom Speech. On Tuesday, as U.S.

Rob Kall: Former CIA Agent Ray McGovern Discusses Arrest at Secretary Clinton's Internet Freedom Speech

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke on issues of free speech at George Washington University, 71-year-old former CIA analyst Ray McGovern was assaulted, dragged from the room and double handcuffed with metal cuffs causing profuse bleeding. What had he done to elicit this treatment? He stood in "silent witness. " This was not the first time this former Army intelligence officer employed this form of peaceful, civil resistance. Ray McGovern Bloodied, Bruised and Arrested at Clinton Speech. Activist Put on Police Harassment List for Turning Back on Hillary Clinton. Thank You Ed Snowden. FB: Partnership for Civil Justice Fund. Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern sues State Dept. for Putting Him on Watch List: Lawsuit Challenges Brutal Arrest at Clinton speech.

February 18th, 2014 2:03 PM By Mara Verheyden-Hilliard The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit on behalf of U.S. military veteran and former CIA analyst Ray McGovern against John Kerry, in his capacity as the Secretary of State, and against officers at George Washington University.

Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern sues State Dept. for Putting Him on Watch List: Lawsuit Challenges Brutal Arrest at Clinton speech

The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia three years to the date of Mr. Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution. The Fifth Amendment (Amendment V) to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights and protects against abuse of government authority.

Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution

The Amendment requires that felonies be tried only upon indictment by a grand jury; the Grand Jury Clause is one of the few provisions of the Bill of Rights not held to have been incorporated to the states, most of which have replaced grand juries. The Amendment also provides several trial protections, including the right against self-incrimination (held to also apply to custodial interrogations and before most government bodies) as well as the right to be tried only once ("double jeopardy") in federal court for the same offense. 'So This is America': Veteran Ray McGovern Bloodied and Arrested At Clinton Speech.

From the Partnership for Civil Justice: As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave her speech at George Washington University yesterday condemning governments that arrest protestors and do not allow free expression, 71-year-old Ray McGovern was grabbed from the audience in plain view of her by police and an unidentified official in plain clothes, brutalized and left bleeding in jail.

'So This is America': Veteran Ray McGovern Bloodied and Arrested At Clinton Speech

She never paused speaking. When Secretary Clinton began her speech, Mr. McGovern remained standing silently in the audience and turned his back. Mr. Blind-sided by security officers who pounced upon him, Mr. Mr. Ex-CIA Analyst Ray McGovern Beaten, Arrested for Silent Protest at Clinton Speech. This is a rush transcript.

Ex-CIA Analyst Ray McGovern Beaten, Arrested for Silent Protest at Clinton Speech

Copy may not be in its final form. JUAN GONZALEZ: On Tuesday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave a major address calling for internet freedom around the world. Speaking at George Washington University, Clinton condemned the Egyptian and Iranian governments for arresting and beating protesters. SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY CLINTON: What happened in Egypt and what happened in Iran, which this week is once again using violence against protesters seeking basic freedoms, was about a great deal more than the internet. Sam Adams Award. The Sam Adams Award is given annually to an intelligence professional who has taken a stand for integrity and ethics.

Sam Adams Award

The Award is given by the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence[1] , a group of retired CIA officers. It is named after Samuel A. Thomas Fingar. Thomas Fingar Charles Thomas Fingar is a professor at Stanford University.

Thomas Fingar

In 1986 Fingar left Stanford to join the State Department. In 2005, he moved to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence as the Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Analysis and concurrently served as the Chairman of the National Intelligence Council until December 2008.[1] In January 2009, he rejoined Stanford University as a Payne Distinguished Lecturer in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.[2] Background[edit] Early life[edit] Education[edit] Fingar received his B.A. in Government and History from Cornell University (1968), and his M.A.(1969) and Ph.D.(1977) in Political Science from Stanford University. U.S. report: Iran stopped nuclear weapons work in 2003. Thomas Fingar. Edward Snowden's Brave Integrity. I've had a couple of days to reflect after arriving back from Moscow where my whistleblower colleagues Coleen Rowley, Jesselyn Radack, Tom Drake and I formally presented former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden with the annual Sam Adams Associates award for integrity in intelligence.

Edward Snowden's Brave Integrity

The thought that companioned me the entire time was the constant admonition of my Irish grandmother: "Show me your company, and I'll tell you who you are! " I cannot remember ever feeling so honored as I did by the company I kept over the past week.That includes, of course, Snowden himself, WikiLeaks journalist Sarah Harrison (and "remotely" Julian Assange) who, together with Russian civil rights lawyer Anatoly Kucherena, helped arrange the visit, and – last but not least – the 3,000 Internet transparency/privacy activists at OHM2013 near Amsterdam, whom Tom, Jesselyn, Coleen and I addressed in early August and who decided to crowd-source our travel. Stood on the side of those who refuse to be dogs. Edward Snowden’s Brave Integrity. Exclusive: President Obama says he welcomes the debate on post-9/11 surveillance of Americans and the world, but that debate was only made meaningful by the disclosures of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, who was then indicted and sought asylum in Russia, where he just met with some ex-U.S. intelligence officials, including Ray McGovern.

Edward Snowden’s Brave Integrity

“the paltry privileges granted to those who adapt themselves to this world. The greatness of my country is beyond price. Resistance, Rebellion, and Death by Albert Camus. Commentary: Context And Accuracy: George F. Kennan's Famous "Quotation," by Gilles d'Aymery - ga192. Swans Commentary » March 28, 2005 Context And Accuracy George F. Kennan's Famous "Quotation" Dispense with all sentimentality, George F. Kennan's.