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!"
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.
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).
BY Chrisley Carpio | Gainesville, FL | 3/20/14
On March 18, University of Florida Students for Justice in Palestine, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), and the Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) filled a room with about two dozen students and community members to celebrate International Women's Day.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/12/14
To mark International Women’s Day (IWD) in Chicago, and to honor leading Palestinian women’s rights organizer Rasmea Odeh, 70 activists came together here, March 8, for a panel and dinner titled, “Winning Justice for Palestine & for Rasmea Odeh.”
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 3/10/14
About two dozen people gathered here, March 7, at the United Church of Christ to hear from speakers on civil freedoms.