Arab-American Attorney Abdeen Jabara: I Was Spied on by the National Security Agency 40 Years Ago

17 October 2013, Democracy, Now

http://www.democracynow.org/2013/10/17/arab_american_attorney_abdeen_jabara_i

As more revelations come to light about the National Security Agency, we speak to civil-right attorney Abdeen Jabara, co-founder of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. He was involved in a groundbreaking court case in the 1970s that forced the NSA to acknowledge it had been spying on him since 1967. At the time of the spying, Jabara was a lawyer in Detroit representing Arab-American clients and people being targeted by the FBI. The disclosure was the first time the NSA admitted it had spied on an American. [Click on the above image for the full interview.]

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