Saturday, August 22, 2009

Cointelpro Tactics: Part 8- Bad-Jacketing

"'Snitch-jacketing' or 'bad-jacketing' refers to the practice of creating suspicion- through the spread of rumors, manufacture of evidence, etc.- that bona fide organizational members, usually in key positions, are FBI/police informers, guilty of such offenses as skimming organizational funds and the like. The purpose of this tactic was to 'isolate and eliminate' organizational leadership; such efforts were continued- and in some cases accelerated- when it became known that the likely outcome would be extreme physical violence visited upon the 'jacketed' individual(s). Bad-jacketing was a very commonly used technique." -From, "Agents Of Repression" By: Churchill and Wall

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