Report: FBI brokers caught on video throughout residence go to admit they interrogate Individuals 'every single day, all day' about their social media posts.


Screenshot: Rola Abdeljawad/Fb has confirmed that FBI brokers had been recorded admitting throughout a go to to a Stillwater resident's residence that scrutinizing Individuals' social media actions is a each day operation.

Oklahoma resident Rola Abdeljawad discovered three FBI brokers at her door, interrogating her about her Fb posts.

Abdeljawad's lawyer Hassan Shibli posted a video of the dialog on social media. The video, which surfaced on-line on Wednesday, reveals a tense change.

Within the video, Abdeljawad refused to speak to the brokers and requested that they present their badges on digital camera, a request the brokers didn’t fulfill. Abdeljawad later verified with native police that the lads had been certainly FBI brokers.

Screenshot: Rola Abdeljawad/Fb

“Fb has given us some screenshots of your account,” an agent carrying a grey shirt instructed Abdeljawad.

Difficult the brokers, Abdeljawad questioned the rules of freedom of expression, to which a second agent carrying a purple shirt responded reassuringly, but revealing the frequency of such interrogations.

“No, we completely do. So we're not right here to arrest you or something. We do all of it day, every single day. That is an effort to maintain everybody protected and be sure that there isn’t any ailing will in anybody's thoughts.”

Shibli expressed his concern, noting that this was the primary occasion he was conscious of that Fb's guardian firm, Meta, might have already reported the posts to legislation enforcement.

The precise posts that attracted the FBI's consideration are unclear, however Abdeljawad has not too long ago expressed sturdy views on the battle in Gaza, together with inflammatory statements in opposition to Israel.

Abdeljawad's Fb timeline, which is public, is full of posts expressing his frustration over the state of affairs in Gaza, utilizing harsh language in opposition to Israel. Regardless of the character of their posts, none explicitly known as for violence.

Screenshot: Rola Abdeljawad/Fb

Shibli wrote on Twitter:

WATCH: FBI visits American Muslim lady's residence to query her about her pro-Palestinian social media posts after Fb flagged her as Meta!

What he did proper:
1. Refuse to speak to them with out a lawyer.
2. Forbid them from coming into your own home.
3. Document the dialog.

What did he do improper:
1. Transfer out of his home. In the event that they don't have a warrant, don't allow them to into your own home however don't depart your own home both.

You wouldn’t have the appropriate to ever communicate to the FBI with out an legal professional.

If the FBI contacts you, contact us at for help.


After the journey, Abdeljawad recommended on Fb that the FBI's method appeared extra like a “fishing expedition” than a particular investigation. He emphasised his position as a Muslim in defending creation and standing up for what he feels is correct.

“Slightly, it looks as if a fishing expedition,” he wrote. “I’m not afraid of them. I instructed the police that my solely concern is that, somebody in my state will do or do one thing after which use my submit in a malicious try and 'defame' me. Simply *keep in mind, I’m a Muslim, a dutiful protector of the universe. Abdeljawad wrote, I enjoin what is sweet and forbid what’s improper.

In an announcement to Fox Information and Purpose, Kayla McCleary, a spokeswoman for the FBI's Oklahoma Metropolis workplace, emphasised the FBI's dedication to defending Individuals and upholding the Structure, and clarified that the investigation will solely stem from First Modification-protected actions. Doesn't occur.

“On daily basis, the FBI engages with members of the general public to pursue its mission, which is to guard the American folks and uphold america Structure. We are able to by no means launch an investigation primarily based solely on First Modification protected exercise. The FBI is dedicated to making sure that our actions are performed with a professional legislation enforcement or nationwide safety function, and upholding the constitutional rights of all Individuals.

Meta's coverage permits sharing of knowledge with US legislation enforcement beneath particular authorized circumstances.

“Meta responds to authorities requests for information in accordance with relevant legislation and our phrases of service. Each request we obtain is rigorously reviewed for authorized sufficiency and we might deny requests that seem overly broad or obscure, or require higher specificity. The charts under present us with information on the variety of requests obtained, the variety of customers/accounts requested, and the speed at which the federal government complied with all or a number of the requests,” based on its web site.

The Gateway Pundit beforehand reported {that a} distinguished opponent of a brand new Chinese language-owned corn mill in North Dakota obtained a house go to from native police and FBI brokers after posting a paragraph of the Declaration of Independence on Fb.

That is what Jody Carlson posted on Fb that required a go to from the Stasi FBI.

“We now have petitioned for redress in essentially the most humble phrases: our repeated petitions have been answered solely by repeated harm. When an extended collection of abuses and usurpations, all the time pursuing the identical object, exposes a design to scale back them beneath absolute despotism (oppressive absolute energy), it’s our proper, our obligation to forestall such Overthrow the federal government, and supply new guards for our future safety.” (The phrase “their” (folks) was changed by “our”).

On Friday, The Gateway Pundit additionally reported that the FBI met with a girl and her household in Louisiana on February 22 who used social media to reveal a person who allegedly 'had thrown away his physique like rubbish' and was launched on probation.

“Principally the tweet about my cousin's killer went viral. 8.3 million views. Elon Musk additionally added! under it. FBI brokers went to my household in Louisiana. My household thought they had been there to assist as a result of the monster solely will get probation after doing all the pieces. They had been there about my tweet,'' Kristin Martin instructed The Gateway Pundit.

“They wished to see if I or anybody recognized to me might threaten the judges. This was precisely the explanation he gave me for coming to my home,” he added.

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