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BY National Democratic Front of the Philippines | Philippines | 4/01/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/30/20
Two dozen prominent organizations and individuals have urged Gov. J. B. Pritzker in a letter to use “the powers of [his] office to provide long overdue justice to Gerald Reed.”
BY staff | Colombia | 3/26/20
The National Prison Movement (Movimiento Nacional Carcelario) and other prisoner rights groups called a demonstration in Colombian prisons on March 21, to protest the lack of protection against the COVID-19 virus and the general lack of decent healthcare in the Colombian prisons.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/12/20
In true Chicago fashion, Mayor Lori Lightfoot had expected to easily ramrod through a police reform bill this week that would have affirmed her grip on power.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 3/03/20
For nearly three years, activists have been trying to get Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey to open her doors to them.
BY Jess Sundin | St. Louis Park, MN | 3/02/20
Amy Klobuchar supporters couldn’t fill the gymnasium, March 1, at Saint Louis Park High School, even with the help of some 250 protesters demanding freedom for Myon Burrell, an innocent Black teen she sent to prison for life when she was the county district attorney.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/26/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice for Jamar (TCC4J).
BY staff | United States | 2/25/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from Committee To Free Facundo Molares.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 2/24/20
Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a rally at the University of South Florida calling for justice and all victims of police brutality, highlighting Jamee Johnson, a Black man who was murdered by officers in Jacksonville.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 2/22/20
When Minnesota Governor Tim Walz appeared at the University of Minnesota to reflect on his first year of governing, he was confronted by angry community members demanding that he call for the prosecutions of killer cops across the state.
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