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The author holds a Bsc (hons) Criminal Justice and Social Policy, and has worked extensively within the Criminal Justice System. She now takes a keen interest in investigative journalism with particular emphasis placed on social injustice, the rule of law, and the role of the media in forming public consensus in modern society.
Friend of alleged marathon bomber gets new lawyer
A friend of alleged Boston marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has appeared in court and asked a judge to fire his lawyer. Khairullozhon Matanov is charged with obstructing the marathon bombing investigation and recently alleged he was subjected to horrific abuse at the hands of his prison guards.
Khairullozhon Matanov: Mehanna, harrassment, and the reasons why
This covers the arrest of Khairullozhon Matanov, a friend of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev. It compares his case to that of Tarek Mehanna's, examining 'thought crimes', the harassment of Muslims in America, FBI coercion and why Matanov may have been charged in this case.
ACLU, Todashev, and Drone Surveillance Concerns
Describes the use of the FBI's use of surveillance drones in US domestic airspace, and reveals that a drone was also used to monitor Ibragim Todashev, friend of alleged Boston maraton bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, in the weeks before he was shot in his Florida home.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014(1 comments)
Todashev: Agent involved in shooting had a questionable history
Ibragim Todashev, a friend of alleged Boston marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was shot dead in his Florida home by an FBI Agent in May 2013. The FBI have always refused to name the agent concerned. Here, the agent's identity is finally revealed and his questionable professional history examined in detail.