Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Cointelpro Tactics: Part 5- Harassment Arrests

"The repeated arrest of targeted individuals and organization members on spurious charges was carried out, not with any real hope of obtaining convictions (although there was always that possibility, assuming public sentiment had been sufficiently inflamed), but to simply harass, increase paranoia, tie up activists in a series of pre-arraignment incarcerations and preliminary courtroom procedures, and deplete their resources through the postings of numerous bail bonds (as well as the retention of attorneys)." -From, "Agents Of Repression" By: Churchill and Wall

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