Snowden documentary filmmaker sues US over years of harassment

I am filing this lawsuit because the government uses the US
border to bypass the rule of law,”
said Poitras in a
statement. “This simply should not be
tolerated in a democracy.”

Poitras is a professional journalist and Academy Award-winning
documentary filmmaker. Her work has also received a Pulitzer
Prize and a MacArthur “genius” grant. Poitras’s documentary about
National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden,
Citizenfour, won her an Oscar earlier this year.

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