BY Laura Langley | Tuscaloosa, AL | 10/07/10
A dozen people gathered in front of the downtown Federal Building on Tuesday Oct. 5 to protest the FBI raids and repression of peace activists. The protest was part of a national day of action against the first day of scheduled grand jury proceedings for the targeted peace activists. The University of Alabama chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) organized the protest. Students were joined by faculty as well as members of the local community.
BY Staff | Milwaukee, WI | 10/07/10
Sixty people rallied in downtown Milwaukee on Tuesday Oct. 5 against the FBI repression of anti-war activists. Several of the anti-war activists targeted in the FBI's Sept. 24 raids were due to appear before a grand jury on Tuesday.
BY Staff | Durham, NC | 10/05/10
About 30 people gathered at the Durham Federal Courthouse this morning to speak out against the grand jury proceedings being used by the FBI against anti-war activists. The protest was one of many across the country that brought out hundreds of people to denounce the latest wave of FBI repression on the anti-war movement.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 10/05/10
During morning rush hour 100 people gathered at the Federal Center Plaza in Chicago in a show of solidarity for those targeted by the Sept. 24 FBI raids on anti-war activists in the Midwest. Chicago activists Joe Iosbaker and Stephanie Weiner, two among the 14 subpoenaed activists, announced their decision not to cooperate with the grand jury investigation.
BY Staff | United States | 10/05/10
Fight Back! News is circulating the following statement from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression, which formed following the FBI raids on anti-war and international solidarity activists on Sept 24. This statement was issued on Oct. 5, the date that the first grand jury proceedings were set to begin for some of the anti-war activists.
BY Bryan G. Pfeifer | Detroit, MI | 9/30/10
As part of nationwide protest actions September 27 and 28, in Detroit today a broad array of activists and community members denounced the FBI raids and harassment against members of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization and Students for a Democratic Society at a protest rally at the McNamara Federal Building.
BY Staff | Newark, NJ | 9/30/10
A protest against FBI repression of international solidarity and anti-war activists took place on Sept. 28 at the Federal Building on Broad Street in Newark, NJ. Between 15 and 20 people turned out, an encouraging number given the short notice and the absence of local media coverage of the Sept. 24 FBI raids.
BY Chapin Gray | Chicago, IL | 9/28/10
500 people picketed and chanted outside Chicago FBI Headquarters to protest the FBI raids, harassment, and intimidation of anti-war and solidarity activists, and to show support for the three Chicago activists targeted by the September 24 raids.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Gainesville, FL | 9/28/10
Approximately 30 people protested outside an FBI office in downtown Gainesville on Sept. 27. Activists held signs that said "Stop the FBI Raids!" and "End Political Repression".
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/28/10
On Monday September 27th, protests took place in cities across the country to protest the FBI raids carried out against anti-war activists. “From Colombia to Palestine, solidarity is not a crime”, chanted protesters in Minneapolis, where over 500 gathered at the FBI Headquarters to speak out against the FBI repression of organizers for social justice.