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California Judge Weighs Former FBI Informant's Lawsuit

SANTA ANA, Calif. - (AP) A former FBI informant who infiltrated a mosque and helped bring in a counterterrorism suspect suffered a blow in trying to sue his former handlers over his alleged mistreatment when the agency cut him loose. A federal judge issued tentative rulings Thursday against Craig Monteilh...

ACLU Sues Over Man's Detention In United Arab Emirates

LOS ANGELES - (AP) American Civil Liberties Union lawyers filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the FBI, CIA and other federal intelligence agencies, accusing them of detaining and torturing an American citizen later convicted on terrorism charges in the United Arab Emirates. The lawsuit filed by the ACLU...

FBI Accused Of Violating Muslims' Rights At Mosque

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Two civil liberties groups have sued the FBI, claiming that one of the agency's former informants was ordered to target Muslims for surveillance when he infiltrated a California mosque. The ACLU of Southern California and the Los Angeles office of the Council on American-Islamic...

ACLU Sues In New Jersey Over FBI Ethnic Data Collection

NEWARK, N.J. - (AP) The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit in New Jersey Wednesday over the FBI's collection of racial and ethnic data in local communities. In the complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Newark, the ACLU said it filed a Freedom of Information Act request in...

Government Wants To Keep Secrets In FBI Lawsuit

LOS ANGELES - (AP) U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has invoked state secrets rules to prevent information from being released in a lawsuit filed by Southern California Muslims who claim the FBI monitored their activities solely because of their religion. In a legal declaration filed late Monday, Holder...