Monday December 11, 2017
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BY Chris Manor | Salt Lake City, UT | 6/02/11
A group of students and anti-war activists protested a visit by Alvaro Uribe - Colombia’s former president here May 26.
BY James Brittain | US | 11/28/10
American sociologist James Brittain provides a critical analysis of the FARC's history and its designation by the US State Department as a "Terrorist Organization."
BY Joshua West | Orem, UT | 11/16/10
Orem, UT - Tom Burke from the National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera spoke to students at Utah Valley University, Oct. 27. The event, sponsored by the Revolutionary Students Union, brought in many students wanting to know more about the U.S.-held Colombian political prisoner, Ricardo Palmera and the situation in Colombia.
BY Maureen Murphy | New York, NY | 11/10/10
More than 150 movement leaders and concerned individuals packed a standing room-only hall at Saint Mark's Church in the Bowery on Nov. 6 for the first national meeting of the Committee to Stop FBI Repression.
BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | Milwaukee, WI | 11/02/10
Colombia Action Network organizer Tom Burke came here Oct. 28 to speak about U.S. intervention in Colombia. Burke, who was served a Grand Jury subpoena in the FBI activist raids in late September, made strong observations on people’s movements both in the U.S. and Colombia.
BY staff | Colombia | 9/21/10
Fight Back! is circulating following two statements from Colombian political prisoners at the infamous U.S.-designed La Tramacúa in Valledupar, Colombia.
BY Colombia Action Network | United States | 8/08/10
We oppose U.S. intervention and war in Colombia. We oppose the seven new U.S. bases being built to wage war on the Colombian people and threaten their neighbors. We say “NO to U.S. bases in Colombia!” We want peace and friendship with our neighbors, not war.
BY James Jordan | Bogotá, Colombia | 8/07/10
Alliance for Global Justice volunteer, Raquel Mogollón, was in attendance at the trial of political prisoner Liliany Obando Aug. 4 in Bogotá, Colombia. Based on her eyewitness report, the hearing revealed manipulation of evidence behind the charges being brought against Obando.
BY Josh Sykes | United States | 7/07/10
Fight Back! interviewed Josh Sykes of the National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera about facebook shutting down the "Free Ricardo Palmera" group on June 30. Then, on July 7, facebook disabled Josh Sykes’ personal account, along with the accounts of Angela Denio and Tom Burke.
BY Josh Sykes | Asheville, NC | 7/02/10
In a move to censor the voices of solidarity and human rights, Facebook shut down the "Free Ricardo Palmera!" page, claiming it violates their terms of use.
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