Courage Foundation Barrett Brown

Courage Foundation Barrett Brown

Official Website Free Barrett Brown - Barrett Brown is a US activist, author, and freelance journalist. His work has appeared in the Guardian, Vanity Fair, Huffington Post, the Daily Beast, True/Slant, Skeptical Inquirer and many other outlets. He has appeared as a guest on MSNBC, Fox News and Russia Today and as a subject in four recent documentary films: We Are Legion, Future Radicals, The Hacker Wars and Terms and Conditions May Apply. Barrett’s case was included as a plotline in Season 2 of the TV series House of Cards.


Barrett Brown gets 30 more days in solitary, placed on watch list

Barrett was placed on a Central Inmate Monitoring list, which means he'll be even more closely monitored, and he's already been in solitary long enough to constitute torture

Tuesday 21 July 2015

Barrett Brown’s column moves to The Intercept

In his first piece for the Intercept, Brown tells of a trip to an American Indian sweat lodge ceremony before previewing an article on his time in solitary

Thursday 16 July 2015

Douglas Lucas on Barrett Brown’s controversial journalism

Lucas reviews testimony from one of Brown's sentencing hearings to understand Barrett's radical journalism and how the government maligned him

Wednesday 15 July 2015

Announcement: Barrett Brown is Courage’s fifth beneficiary

Barrett Brown, in solitary confinement and owing more than $890,000 in restitution and fines, is Courage's newest beneficiary; explore his new website and learn how to help him here

Wednesday 8 July 2015

Restitution fund drive! Help Barrett Brown pay off his debts

Despite the prosecution's failure to prove any damage caused, Barrett Brown owes nearly a million dollars to private intelligence firm Stratfor: please help him pay off this unjust debt!

Tuesday 7 July 2015

Prosecutorial Issues

Reporters’ privilege and free speech The laptops that Barrett was charged with obstruction for concealing contained journalistic sources and work product, including a book-in-progress. The First Amendment is understood as protecting reporters from revealing confidential (...)

Monday 29 June 2015

Update: more information on Barrett in the SHU

We now know that Barrett has received his legal documents and his prescription, and that he expects to be in solitary for 30-45 days

Sunday 28 June 2015

An update on Barrett Brown being in solitary confinement

Barrett was taken from his cell on 17 June and moved into the segregated housing unit -- it's unclear for how long, but we have more information on his condition

Monday 22 June 2015

Individuals

“The persecution of Barrett Brown is yet another illustration of the near-fanatic dedication of the current administration to security — not security of the population, but the security of state and private power from exposure to citizens who have every right to know what is (...)

Tuesday 16 June 2015

About Barrett

Barrett Brown is a US activist, author, and freelance journalist. His work has appeared in the Guardian, Vanity Fair, Huffington Post, the Daily Beast, True/Slant, Skeptical Inquirer and many other outlets. He has appeared as a guest on MSNBC, Fox News and Russia Today and (...)

Tuesday 16 June 2015

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