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2011 letter2doj-re-tedhayes-04282011

2011 letter2doj-re-tedhayes-04282011

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Judicial 

Watch 

Because one above the law! 
April 28, 2011 
The Honorable Thomas Perez Assistant Attorney General 
Civil Rights Division 
U.S. Department Justice 
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, 20530-0001 
Re: Request Investigate Violations Mr. Ted Hayes' First Amendment Rights 
Dear Assistant Attorney General Perez: 

Judicial Watch, Inc. public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption fulfillment its mission promote ethics and accountability government and fidelity the rule oflaw. Judicial Watch has over 600,000 supporters and seventeen-year record combatting government corruption. the most active and successful government watchdog the nation's capital. respectfully request criminal investigation into violations Mr. Ted Hayes' First Amendment rights free speech and petition, protected under the U.S. Constitution and pursuant the civil rights provisions U.S.C. Section 245 -Federally Protected Activities, subparagraphs (b)(2)(b)(3). And make this request the public interest. 
Mr. Ted Hayes black civil rights activist who was invited offer testimony hearing March 15, 2011, before the Judiciary Committee the Maryland House Delegates. Shortly after and direct result Mr. Hayes' testimony, video appeared YouTube with the message: "[expletive] you 'Mayate," which reportedly racist and derogatory term for African Americans and "dark-skinned" people. The video then streams series racist images including: the silhouette man hanging from noose, photos Mr. Hayes adjacent photos monkeys and bananas, and doctored photos Mr. Hayes' picture with gun next his head. The video concludes with the message: "Your [sic] FREE Now Mayate back Africa." (See attached stills taken from The Timmytop YouTube video order shown.) 
The video had been placed ouTube known extremist Hispanic group that goes the moniker "The Timmytop." Judicial Watch has also learned that The Timmytop YouTube channel (since taken down) hotbed extremist propaganda, which appears lend support the Raza/Aztlan movement, targeting both black and white Americans. For instance, just one its many racist videos, the message is: "This our Land White boy (expletive) Gringo." 
425 Third St., SW, Suite 800, Washington, 20024 Tel: (202) 646-5172 1-888-593-8442 FAX: (202) 646-5199' Email: info@Judicia!Watch.org 
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The Honorable Thomas Perez April 28, 2011 
Clearly, result Mr. Hayes' public testimony before government body-in the exercise his constitutionally protected First Amendment rights free speech and petition-he suffered death threats and public humiliation the form extremely offensive racist imagery and language streamed from public website. 
Further, the impact ofthis criminal civil rights violation far reaching, has chilling effect free speech-and public debate compromised result. 
Judicial Watch therefore respectfully requests that this matter referred expeditiously trial attorney the criminal section the Civil Rights division for investigation. believe any delay the prosecution this case may harmful the fair administration justice, evidence wastes and memories fade. (Although this video was also taken down :from the YouTube site, Judicial Watch has obtained copy and placed its Internet site .) request that you keep informed the disposition this request. 
Thank you for your prompt attention this matter. 
Sincerely, 
M-
Thomas Fitton 
President 
Enclosures 
By: 	Courier 
cc: 	Eric Holder, Jr. Attorney General the United States, w/enclosures (by courier) Mark Kappelhoff, Chief, Civil Rights Division, w/enclosures (by courier) 
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