DOJ asks to dismiss case seeking release of bin Laden photographs

[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] on Monday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit calling for the release of photographs taken shortly after Osama bin Laden’s death. Nonprofit organization Justice Watch [advocacy website] filed a complaint [text, PDF] against the Obama administration in May, claiming that the government violated the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) [text] by refusing to release photographs of bin Laden’s body. Obama announced in May that the US government would not release…

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