Thursday July 31, 2014
| Last update: Wednesday at 11:04 PM
BY Fernando Figueroa | Nashville, TN | 7/14/14
Fight Back! reporter Fernando Figueroa sat down with Michael Sampson, one of the Nashville 5 arrested on July 12, to discuss what happened, how he was released from jail and what's next for the movement.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 7/02/14
On July 1, at the Sam Gibbons Federal Courthouse, activists and family of Sami Osmakac spoke against the verdict from his recent trial. They talked about how Osmakac's case, like hundreds of others in the U.S., was a result of pre-emptive prosecution.
BY Tom Burke | Tampa, FL | 6/28/14
University of South Florida computer engineering professor Sami Al-Arian was set free today in Virginia. Federal prosecutors decided to finally drop his case today after his family waited in legal limbo for five years.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 6/16/14
On June 10, Circuit Judge James Daniel pushed back Marissa Alexander's retrial date from July 21 to Dec. 1.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 6/03/14
The trial of Sami Osmakac is underway at the Sam Gibbons Federal Court Building here, June 2.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 5/30/14
On May 27, two dozen supporters gathered for a press conference announcing the Jacksonville Progressive Coalition's (JPC) campaign launch to get State Attorney Angela Corey out of office.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 5/29/14
A group of Tampa activists gathered at the intersection of 56th Street and Fowler Avenue, May 27, to show support for Rasmea Odeh, an Arab American leader in Chicago. Cars honked and people waved as the activists chanted, "From Tampa to Palestine, solidarity is not a crime!"
Rasmea Odeh
BY staff | Detroit, MI | 5/28/14
Rasmea Odeh, a Palestinian American organizer from Chicago, appeared in U.S. District Court here for a status hearing, May 28, along with her new attorney, Michael Deutsch of the People’s Law Office. Deutsch filed an official appearance as Odeh’s representative and was granted a continuance on her trial until Oct. 21.
Rasmea Odeh
BY staff | San José, CA | 5/07/14
On Saturday, May 3rd, more than 60 people gathered at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in San José for a reception and program with Lynne Stewart organized by the South Bay Committee Against Political Repression with a generous donation of food for the reception from the National Lawyer’s Guild.
BY Committee to Stop FBI Repression | Chicago, IL | 5/07/14
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the United States Palestinian Community Network (USPCN) and the Committee to Stop FBI Repression (CSFR).
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