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Federal judge blocks release of bin Laden death photos
Posted By admin On April 27, 2012 @ 6:07 am In World News | Comments Disabled
April 27, 2012
Washington (CNN) — A federal judge has turned aside calls to publicly release video and photographs of the U.S. military raid and aftermath that left al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden dead.
Judicial Watch, a conservative legal group, had asked the Department of Defense to comply with a Freedom of Information request for the material, especially photos of the September 11 mastermind lying dead on the third floor of his Pakistan hideout.
The group argued it was being “irreparably harmed” by the Obama administration’s “unlawful withholding of requested records.”
But Judge James Boasberg ruled Thursday there were legitimate national security interests to deny disclosure.
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