The Guardian, “Role of FBI informant in eco-terrorism case probed after documents hint at entrapment,” January 13, 2015

Role of FBI informant in eco-terrorism case probed after documents hint at entrapment
The Guardian, January 13, 2015

On the surface, she blended in very well. With a skull tattooed on her shoulder, a black-and-white keffiyeh around her neck, a shock of bright pink hair and her standard-issue dress of camouflage skirt and heavy boots, the energetic 17-year-old looked every bit the radical eco-activist she worked so hard to imitate.

But “Anna”, as she called herself, was no ordinary eco-protester. Really, she wasn’t one at all. She was an FBI informant under instructions to infiltrate fringe green groups and anti-capitalist networks and report back on their activities to the US government.

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