15 February 2020 — Defend Wikileaks
3 May 2019 — National Security Archive
Amicus Brief Argues for Court Review, Time Limits on Secrecy of National Security Letters
Washington D.C., May 3, 2019 – The National Security Archive, along with 15 other media organizations, filed a “friend of the court” brief on April 29 challenging the FBI’s authority to issue national security letters (NSLs) without any judicial oversight and under indefinite gag orders. The letters demand business records from a wide array of organizations for national security investigations, and their accompanying gag orders prohibit the recipient from speaking with anyone about the NSL, often permanently.
11 November 2017 — WSWS
London Metropolitan Police have advised the Kensington and Chelsea Council (KCC) to prevent the release of correspondence that could provide damaging information on the failure to prevent a serious fire at Grenfell Tower.
Police officers are monitoring and vetting Freedom of Information requests regarding what the council knew of fire risks to Grenfell Tower, and when, after serious warnings made by the Fire Brigade Union (FBU).
1 November 2016 — — National Security Archive
2016 Change in FOI Law Overturns Agency Stonewalling
National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 564
30 March 2016 — National Security Archive
New Resource Will Acquire and Publish Primary Documents on All Aspects of Cyber Activity
National Security Archive Alert
Washington, D.C., March 30, 2016 – The National Security Archive is pleased to announce the launch of its new Cyber Vault project web site.
20 November 2015 — Liberty
Take action to save Freedom of Information today
This evening at 11.45pm, the Commission on Freedom of Information closes its call for evidence.
This is not unusual in itself – the Government often goes through stages of evidence-gathering ahead of policy or law change.
However in this case, the Commission is both unnecessary and dangerously stacked.
2 November 2013 — Unredacted
In November 1975 while Angola was battling for independence and internal and external forces were competing for primacy, Cuban forces militarily intervened in support of the leftist MPLA movement and against US-supported movements.“By the end of 1975 the Cuban military in Angola numbered more than 25,000 troops. Following the retreat of Zaire and South Africa, Cuban forces remained in Angola to support the MPLA government against UNITA in the continuing Angolan Civil War.” Continue reading