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  1. Barrett Brown, John Kiriakou & the Bureau of Prisons' Deep Contempt for First AmendmentRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2015 | Pam's House Blend

    Journalist and activist Barrett Brown pled guilty to offenses stemming from YouTube videos he uploaded containing a threat directed at the FBI, emails from hackers he redacted and laptops found in a kitchen cabinet that he hid from authorities. He was sentenced to five years and three months in jail on January 22. Free Barrett Brown announced on April 3 that Brown had his email access suspended for a "full year until April 2016" because he had contact with a journalist about "potential BOP wrongdoing."

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  2. Interview: CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou on How US Government Treats Whistleblowers in PrisonRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2015 | Pam's House Blend

    CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou is more than three weeks into an 86-day term on house arrest. He was released from a federal "correctional" institution in Loretto, Pennsylvania, in early February.

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  3. CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou: Prosecute CIA Case Officers Who Flouted the Law & Tortured DetaineesRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Pam's House Blend

    CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou, who was released from a federal prison in Loretto, Pennsylvania, last week, after serving about 23 months in jail, called for CIA case officers to be prosecuted for "flouting" the law when they tortured detainees. In an interview for "Democracy Now!", Kiriakou addressed the shocking details in the executive summary of the Senate intelligence committee report on the CIA's torture program.

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  4. CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Released from Prison: Here's His Final 'Letter from Loretto'Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | Pam's House Blend

    CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou has been released from the federal correctional institution in Loretto, Pennsylvania. He checked into a halfway house on February 3 and then went home to be with his family and serve the remaining 86 days of his sentence on house arrest.

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  5. Imprisoned CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Reacts to How Loretto Handled a Prison Guard's SuicideRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Fire Dog Lake

    CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou, who has been serving a prison sentence at the federal correctional institution in Loretto, Pennsylvania, has written a letter reporting that a correctional officer committed suicide in January. How the prison officials handled the death stood in stark contrast to the treatment prisoners experience when an inmate dies or an inmate needs to go to a funeral for an immediate family member.

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  6. Imprisoned CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Blasts Bureau of...Read the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Fire Dog Lake

    CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou, who is serving a prison sentence at the federal correctional institution in Loretto, Pennsylvania, writes in a new letter about the the Bureau of Prisons' "stridently anti-family" policies. The letter comes as Kiriakou is counting down the days until February 3, 2015, when he moves to house arrest, and the formal end of his sentence on May 1. Firedoglake has been publishing "Letters from Loretto" by Kiriakou, who was the first member of the CIA to publicly acknowledge that torture was official US policy under the George W. Bush administration.

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