Jenna Bitar

Jenna Bitar is the paralegal with the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. Jenna is a 2014 graduate of Hampshire College, where she designed her own concentration in Social and Political Theory, Cultural Studies, and Art. Prior to joining SPT, she was an active student political organizer and activist. She has worked with multiple human rights organizations, such as Amnesty International USA and Global Exchange.

Articles by this author

"Environmental protests against the pipeline are likely to engender the same type of surveillance we saw at Standing Rock — in fact, several local law enforcement authorities have already indicated their plans to prevent a repeat of the Standing Rock protests." (Image: Courtesy of Unicorn Riot) Views
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
6 Ways Government Is Going After Environmental Activists
Thanks in large part to the indigenous-led mass mobilization at Standing Rock, there has been a major shift in public awareness and celebrity support for environmental activism. In turn, the government has gone to new lengths to suppress and criminalize this brand of activism. With President Trump’...
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