Plainclothes New York City transit and police officers were used to monitor Black Lives Matter protesters who staged die-ins at the city’s Grand Central Terminal, the New York Daily News reports.
Surveillance included live updates with details such as the number of protesters and the officers’ locations at the several protests that occurred between November 2014 and February 2015. There were also photos of individual activists included in documents, the news site notes. The surveillance was conducted by a coalition of Metropolitan Transportation Authority counterterrorism agents and undercover officers, alongside New York City Police Department intelligence officers, the Daily News notes, quoting The Intercept.
Source: The Root | BREANNA EDWARDS