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The Internet Just Crowdfunded the Release of 4,358 CIA Mind Control Documents

Posted by M. C. on August 17, 2018

If we had more government regulation we wouldn’t be reading about this…oh, wait you think I was talking about government mind control experiments that killed innocent people?

Silly you!

https://theantimedia.com/mkultra-cia-mind-control-documents/

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(ANTIMEDIA) — A crowdfunding campaign has succeeded in raising the funds necessary to pay a Freedom of Information Act request fee for documents related to the CIA’s controversial MKUltra program.

John Greenewald of Black Vault, a website that publishes government documents, appealed to the internet for help after the agency refused to waive the $425 fee it was demanding to release the documents. Greenewald, who has been filing FOIA requests for two decades, had previously published files on MKUltra, a program best known for dosing individuals with drugs like LSD to research mind control. The program was shut down, and the documents were reportedly destroyed in 1973 at the order of then-director Richard Helms, but some were eventually released.

Greenewald filed his first request for the documents in the late ‘90s and says he didn’t hear back for years. In 2004, the CIA released some relevant documents to him via CD-Rom, which he published, but years later, he discovered thousands of pages were missing. Read the rest of this entry »

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July 20, 1977: CIA Mind Control Project MKUltra Docs Released for First Time – Sputnik International

Posted by M. C. on October 3, 2017

If the program is really dead-what took it’s place?

https://sputniknews.com/military/201707201055726074-mk-ultra-40th-anniversary/

“Project MKUltra” was the name given to an illegal program of human experimentation conducted by the US Central Intelligence Agency, which investigated mind control. The 1975 Church Committee hearings exposed the operation – and on July 20, 1977 a Freedom of Information Act request uncovered a cache of 20,000 documents relating to it.

Officially — albeit behind closed doors — the CIA claimed the program was pursued in response to perceived instances of mind control techniques employed by Chinese, North Korean and Soviet forces on Allied prisoners of war in the Korean War. Read the rest of this entry »

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