BY Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine | Palestine | 7/26/15
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following July 26 statement from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 7/25/15
Dozens of protesters gathered at the intersection of Summit and Snelling Avenues here, July 24, to remember last summer’s war on Gaza.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/23/15
On July 20, Rasmea Odeh’s legal defense team filed a new brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, demolishing the July 8 arguments of Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathan Tukel, who is opposing her bid for a new trial.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Washington, DC | 7/21/15
In the Philippines, there is a mounting crisis of human rights abuses against indigenous people, labor and community activists at the hands of the armed forces.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/11/15
200 people rallied in solidarity with Palestine on Al Quds Day. Al Quds is Jerusalem in Arabic. Joe Iosbaker of the Anti-War Committee-Chicago, spoke at the rally.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 7/10/15
On July 8, about a 150 Palestinians and their supporters rallied in Loring Park and marched through the Uptown neighborhood here to mark the one-year anniversary of Israel’s 51-day bombing campaign against Gaza. The demonstration was organized by the Minnesota Anti-War Committee (AWC).
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/09/15
Federal prosecutor Jonathan Tukel filed a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, July 8, opposing Rasmea Odeh’s move to overturn her conviction and sentencing on immigration charges. Tukel argues that the lower court was right to deny Odeh her full defense, including its decisions to bar the testimony of a torture expert, to restrict Rasmea’s own testimony, and to allow documents obtained via torture by the Israeli military.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 7/07/15
On July 8, Palestine solidarity protesters will gather in Loring Park, at 4:30 p.m., and march through Uptown Minneapolis to mark the one-year anniversary of Israel’s 51-day bombing campaign against Gaza.
BY Tom Burke | Denver, CO | 6/27/15
Hundreds of anti-war and international solidarity activists called the White House, June 25, with a message for President Obama, “Peace for Colombia! Free Simon Trinidad!”
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 6/18/15
A highly visible anti-war protest was held in the Twin Cities June 17 to speak out against the decision by the Obama administration, announced last week, to send additional U.S. troops to Iraq.