Richard Aoki Documentary Directors Blast FBI Allegations

The statement calls for Aoki's supporters to conduct their own research.

By Jamilah King Aug 22, 2012

In 2009 Mike Cheng and Ben Wang released "[Aoki](", a documentary film that chronicled Richard Aoki’s rise to political prominence in the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. In response to a [new report from the Center for Investigative Reporting’s Seth Rosenfeld]( this week offering evidence that Aoki may have worked as an FBI informant, the two filmmakers have released a sharp statement criticizing the allegations. Writing that Rosenfeld is "armed with no evidence," the filmmakers claim the following: