BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/06/13
Since 1992, activists with Fight Back! news, some of whom are members of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, have held a People’s Thanksgiving dinner. According to Joe Iosbaker, “It was started as part of a movement to protest 500 years of colonialism and to celebrate the resistance of the indigenous people.”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/27/13
Community advocates from Chicago’s West and South Sides delivered a petition with 1000 signatures to the office of Governor Quinn in the State of Illinois Building, Nov. 27.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/25/13
More than 2500 people have signed the online petition demanding the federal government drop the charges against longtime Palestinian community leader Rasmea Odeh.
BY Lamont Lilly | Durham, NC | 11/22/13
Another Durham resident has now died in a controversial encounter with the Durham Police Department. This time it was teenager and local Riverside High School student, Jesus Huerta.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 11/16/13
Delegates from several community and non-profit organizations delivered a petition in support of Rasmea Odeh to the home of Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday, November 14, 2013.
BY J. Arnoldski | Tucson, AZ | 11/16/13
On Wednesday evening a dozen activists protested outside the Federal Building and Tucson City Hall to demand the charges against 65 year-old Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh be dropped.
BY staff | Gainesville, FL | 11/16/13
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) at the University of Florida held a sign holding on Wednesday, November 13, to demand that the U.S. government drop the charges against Rasmea Odeh.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 11/14/13
About 20 people rallied in frigid wind and cold downtown here, Nov. 13, to participate in the national day of action in solidarity with Rasmea Odeh. Protesters held signs reading "Drop the charges," and "Stop FBI targeting."
BY Gage Lacharite | Tampa, FL | 11/14/13
A dozen activists from Tampa Bay SDS and the community protested near the University of South Florida (USF) in solidarity with Palestinian community leader Rasmea Odeh. Protesters held signs at a major intersection saying, "Drop the charges," and "Stop arresting Muslim activists."
BY Tom Burke | Detroit, MI | 11/13/13
More than 100 people joined a rally in solidarity with Palestinian women’s leader Rasmea Odeh as she went to court here Nov.13.