America federal prosecutors revealed on 6 March that four
members of an anti-American-government organization were
arrested on 5 March 2009 on charges including money laundering,
tax evasion and weapons possession.
The four men are believed by American authority as "paper
terrorists", as they belong to an group called Sovereign
Movement which allegedly attempts to overthrow American government
through "paper terrorism". "The arrests in
Las Vegas on Thursday capped a three-year investigation into
the group's activities led by the Nevada Joint Terrorism
Task Force, U.S. Attorney for Nevada Greg Brower said.
One of the man is named Davis who was described by the prosecutors
as a national leader in the paper terrorist organization
Sovereign Movement, whose members believe government licenses,
taxes and currency are invalid. Another man Rice is said
to be a lawyer and rabbi who devoted to anti-American-government
teaching, according to American authorities.
Davis and Rice pleaded not guilty in U.S. District Court
in Las Vegas late on 6 March. Another two accused, Call and
Lindsey, are due to appear in court later. Authorities have
no idea if the four have lawyers.
Brower's office claims Lindsey is a retired FBI agent, and
that he and Call are leaders of the Nevada Lawmen Group for
Public Awareness, a group affiliated with the Sovereign Movement.
Call is accused of possessing an unregistered machine gun,
as well as parts designed to convert manual firearms into
(Source of info: APP)
Comments over the news by Chinese viewers at wforum.com:
It's soooo much easier for some people to strip off fake
facade by themselves.
Americans are indeed hard working people, just shortly after
the new year, they've already begun to prepare materials
for China's White Paper on America's human rights record
Release the political prisoners!
If I'm not mistaken I believe the United States has publicly
demanded China to allow anti-government organizations to
remain active in China? Please do the same.
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