Federal Agency Had Secret File On “Occupy” Protestors

Documents reveal a federal agency, the National Capital Commission, spied on peaceful protesters in the Occupy movement. The parks commission amassed more than 1,000 pages of staff memos, emails, surveillance reports and photos after 25 demonstrators camped near Parliament in 2011. “We want to start pushing back,” managers remarked in one closed-door meeting, according to minutes released under the Access to Information Act.

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