Tag Archive: Government Harassment

Haase v. Webster – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1990

Returning from Nicaragua in January 1985, Edward Haase, a Kansas City-based journalist, was detained for five hours by U.S. Customs and FBI officials while they seized, read and photocopied his address book, notes, diary, and other personal papers. These actions…
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Heidy v. United States Customs Service – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1990

The government’s assertion that Edward Haase’s experience at Customs was an isolated incident of harassment constituted the premise of the lower court’s decision in that case. Customs, however, has treated many other travelers in similar ways. CCR challenged this policy…
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Heidy v United States Customs Service – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1988-1989

The government’s assertion that Edward Haase’s experience at Customs was an isolated incident of harassment was the basic premise of the lower court’s decision in that case . Cus­toms, however, has treated many other travel­ers in the same manner. CCR…
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Randall v. Meese – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1987-1988

In In the Matter of Randall, the Immigra­tion and Naturalization Service (INS) is seeking to apply the McCarran-Walter Act’s ideological exclusion provision to force Margaret Randall, a prominent poet and essayist who was born in the United States, to leave…
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Haase v. Webster – Government Harassment – CCR Docket Report 1985-1986

As part of the CCR’s efforts to stop FBI harassment , it recently took the case of Edward Haase, a journalist whose address book, notes, diary and other personal papers were seized by U.S. Customs on his return from Nicaragua….
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Alvarez v. FBI – Government Misconduct – CCR Document 1981-1982

Jose Alberto Alvarez, a long-time leader in the movement for Puerto Rico independence, a member of the Central Committee and an officer of the Puerto Rican Sociali st Party (PSP), was told after filing a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)…
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