BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 7/13/13
Fight Back! is calling for protests in the wake of the verdict of the George Zimmerman trial. The trial of George Zimmerman is now concluded and the jury is deliberating.
BY staff | Sanford, FL | 7/10/13
As the trial of George Zimmerman reaches its twelfth day, activists and organizers around Florida question whether the murderer of Trayvon Martin will face justice for killing the 17 year-old African-American student in cold blood.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 7/09/13
On July 8, 30,000 prisoners in California began a massive, system-wide hunger strike and work stoppage.
BY Jacob Flom | Milwaukee, WI | 7/07/13
Community members rallied in memory of Derek Williams, who was killed in the custody of the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) on July 6, 2011, two years ago to the day.
BY Kosta Harlan | Durham, North Carolina | 6/30/13
Durham, NC – Chants of "No justice, no peace! No racist police!" and "Free Carlos Riley Jr.!" rang out on June 28, as about 40 people gathered outside the Durham police headquarters to demand the charges be dropped against Carlos Riley Jr.
BY Jose Maria Sison | United States | 6/24/13
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the International League of Peoples' Struggle, written by Jose Maria Sison, in support of Edward Snowden.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/21/13
In an effort to build support for the compassionate release of Lynne Stewart from prison, a delegation of community leaders met with staff at the office of Congressman Keith Ellison on June 20.
BY staff | New York, NY | 6/13/13
Jess Sundin, of the Committee to Stop FBI repression, spoke on a panel at the Left Forum here, June 8.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/13/13
About 25 protesters gathered in front of the Hennepin County government building here, June 11, to protest the massive National Security Agency spying program and to support whistleblower Edward Snowden.
BY staff | United States | 6/11/13
Lynne Stewart, a heroic and long-time progressive lawyer, is serving a ten-year prison sentence in Fort Worth, Texas for ‘material support of terrorism,’ after serving as defense attorney for Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman. On June 9 Fight Back! spoke with her husband, Ralph Poynter, about her case.