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An agent provocateur may be a police officer or a secret agent of police who encourages suspects to carry out a crime under conditions where evidence can be obtained; or who suggests the commission of a crime to another, in hopes they will go along with the suggestion and be convicted of the crime. A political organization or government may use agents provocateurs against political opponents. The provocateurs try to incite the opponent to do counter-productive or ineffective acts to foster public disdain—or provide a pretext for aggression against the opponent (see Red-baiting). Historically, labor spies, hired to infiltrate, monitor, disrupt, or subvert union activities, have used agent provocateur tactics. Agent provocateur activities raise ethical and legal issues. In common law jurisdictions, the legal concept of entrapment may apply if the main impetus for the crime was the provocateur.
In the United States, the COINTELPRO program of the Federal Bureau of Investigation includes FBI agents posing as political activists to disrupt the activities of political groups in the U.S., such as the Black Panthers, Ku Klux Klan, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and the American Indian Movement. New York City police officers were accused of acting as agents provocateurs during protests against the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City. Denver police officers were also alleged to have used undercover detectives to instigate violence against police during the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
Notorious were the activities of agents provocateurs against revolutionaries in Imperial Russia. Yevno Azef and Father Gapon are examples of such provocateurs. In the "Trust Operation" (1921–1926), the Soviet State Political Directorate (OGPU) set up a fake anti-Bolshevik underground organization, "Monarchist Union of Central Russia". The main success of this operation was luring Boris Savinkov and Sidney Reilly into the Soviet Union, where they were arrested and executed.
Community leaders ask the peaceful protestors to end their protests come night time.. So we can clearly see who is up to no good.
It has nothing to do with poverty. How many riots come out of Appalachia or any other place that has many poor people. Where do riots occur? Los Angeles, Chicago, now Ferguson which is a suburb of St. Louis, a city with a lot of murders. It's not poverty that does this.
originally posted by: ChesterJohn
Well certainly the NBPP is provoking the crowds to riot. Nothing undercover about it. they should be charge with hate crimes and inciting a riot.
It sounds as though the contention is that the poor people in any place in America can be expected to riot and destroy if a member of their group is killed unjustly. We know that doesn't happen. It has nothing to do with poverty. How many riots come out of Appalachia or any other place that has many poor people. Where do riots occur? Los Angeles, Chicago, now Ferguson which is a suburb of St. Louis, a city with a lot of murders. It's not poverty that does this.
If you do not think poverty has anything to do with crime. I do not know what to tell you. If you can not SEE that. Then anything I say to you now, will turn into a debate, or back and forth. That non sense is not needed right now.
If you do not think poverty has anything to do with crime. I do not know what to tell you.