Saturday September 22, 2018
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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.
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.
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