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President Obama met by anti-war protest in Minnesota

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Protestors in front of Minneapolis Convention Center demand end to attacks on anti war and international solidarity activists. (Fight Back! News/Kim DeFranco)
Linden Gawboy, of MN Committee to Stop FBI Repression in front of mounted police

Minneapolis, MN – More than 200 protesters met President Obama outside the Convention Center here, Aug. 30, where he spoke to a gathering of the American Legion. The demonstration was initiated by the Minnesota Committee to Stop FBI Repression and endorsed by a wide range of local progressive organizations.

Last fall, five Twin Cities homes and the offices of the Anti-War Committee were raided by the FBI as part of the Department of Justice attack on anti-war activists.

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