BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 4/16/13
Nearly 30 community members and Tallahassee Dream Defenders attended a public hearing on April 12 in support of Antonio and Rodrizgus Richardson, two African-American brothers in Tallahassee.
BY Josh West | Provo, UT | 4/11/13
Students and community members protested in front of the Wells Fargo building on April 6 to voice their opposition to Wells Fargo’s hypocritical marketing. Wells Fargo deeply invests in privately owned prisons through firms like Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the largest private prison company in the U.S.
BY staff | Durban, South Africa | 4/02/13
Protesters flocked to the U.S. consulate here, March 22, on the tenth anniversary of the abduction of Dr. Siddiqui and her three children in Karachi, Pakistan.
BY staff | Fort Worth, TX | 4/02/13
More than 40 protesters gathered at the Carswell federal prison, March 30, to demand freedom for Dr. Aafia Siddiqui and the other women political prisoners held here.
BY staff | Fort Worth, TX | 3/30/13
About 60 people gathered here at the U.S. District Court building, March 29, to demand “Free Aafia Siddiqui!”
BY Conor Munro | Gainesville, FL | 3/28/13
On March 26, 60 students and community members gathered in Little Hall to hear three nationally known figures speak out against political repression.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/28/13
Occupy the Hood-Milwaukee has called for a protest on March 29 following the news that the three white Milwaukee police who killed Derek Williams - a Black man - will not face state criminal charges.
BY Committee to Stop FBI Repression | Washington D.C. | 3/10/13
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression. The statement was delivered by Sue Udry, of Defending Dissent Foundation at a March 8 press conference, at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. The purpose of the press conference was urge support two women political prisoners, Dr. Aafia Siddiqui and attorney Lynne Stewart.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 3/02/13
About 15 people waved signs and chanted outside the Leon County Courthouse, March 1, to protest the wrongful conviction of Antonio and Rodrizgus Richardson, two brothers recently sentenced to life in prison for first-degree murder.
BY David Newlin | Salt Lake City, UT | 3/01/13
On the one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death, Utahans met to both mourn his passing and learn about racism, police brutality and how to fight them.