Wednesday December 13, 2017
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BY staff | Detroit, MI | 6/23/10
Fight Back! interviewed James Jordan, the U.S. representative of the International Committee in Solidarity with Colombian Political Prisoners, at the U.S. Social Forum here, June 23.
BY staff | Detroit, MI | 6/22/10
Detroit, MI - Fight Back! interviewed Tom Burke, spokesperson for the National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera, at the U.S. Social Forum.
BY staff | United States | 3/28/10
Tom Burke, a founder of the National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera, was interviewed by RT (previously known as Russia Today) on the case of Ricardo Palmera, a Colombian rebel who is being held here in the United States.
BY staff | United States | 3/24/10
The National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera is launching a petition campaign targeting U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. The National Committee is demanding the U.S. government immediately release the Colombian revolutionary and stop violating Palmera’s human rights.
BY Angela Denio | Colombia | 3/13/10
The jailing and repeated postponement of trials of Liliany "Lily" Obando tells the story of a powerful woman. She is dealing firsthand with the extreme repression facing many Colombians who oppose the government.
BY staff | United States | 3/05/10
Tom Burke, spokesperson for the National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera, urgently requests, “Help and aid from Americans, Colombians, and the international community to stop a crime.”
BY James Jordan | Colombia | 2/24/10
In early November I received a copy of a death threat made against student activists at the University of the Atlantic in Barranquilla, Colombia. The threat was sent out in the name of the “United Self-Defense Forces (AUC)-Rearmed”.
BY Josh Sykes | Colombia | 2/06/10
Professor James J. Brittain's new book, Revolutionary Social Change in Colombia: The Origin and Direction of the FARC-EP (Pluto Press, London: 2010), is a thoroughly researched and documented academic study of the Colombian revolution and of its largest and longest lasting guerrilla organization, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP).
BY Tom Burke | United States | 1/21/10
The U.S. government is stepping up its surveillance and harassment of U.S. activists in an attempt to intimidate them and dampen their spirits for the change we believe in.
BY Mick Kelly | United States | 12/16/09
Speaking with Fight Back! Dec. 15, a leader of the U.S.-based National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera, Tom Burke, slammed a Nov. 12 lawsuit filed in Florida Middle District Court against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
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