Tuesday August 22, 2017
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BY Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine | Palestine | 8/21/17
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 8/20/17
Demonstrators gathered in downtown Salt Lake City to protest Trump’s threats of war on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, August 19. They chanted, “Money for jobs and education, not for war and occupation!” as cars honked horns in support.
BY Tom Burke | Detroit, MI | 8/17/17
Palestinian American icon Rasmea Odeh made her final court appearance in Detroit on August 17.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 8/16/17
1000 protesters gathered in Chicago to protest the murder of Heather Heyer and injuring of 19 others by American Nazis and white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12.
BY Danya Zituni | Chicago, IL | 8/16/17
A standing room only crowd of over 1200 people packed the International Union of Operating Engineers hall for the August 12 farewell event in honor of Palestinian liberation icon Rasmea Odeh.
BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 8/15/17
In the wake of the brutal Nazi attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, Utahns gathered in downtown Salt Lake City. They condemned American fascists and racists, and called on people to fight back against the rise of right-wing terrorism and hate.
BY Monique Williamson | Jacksonville, FL | 8/15/17
200 people gathered at Memorial Park on August 13 in support of the victims of the right-wing attack in Charlottesville, Virginia. The call for an emergency rally came after reports from major news outlets about Nazis marching at the University of Virginia. The Nazi march the next day left Heather Heyer dead, and many others wounded.
BY staff | San José, CA | 8/15/17
On August 13, more than 500 people rallied outside the San José City Hall in solidarity with the fight against white supremacy in Charlottesville, Virginia. The candlelight rally honored Heather Heyer, who was killed by an American fascist from Ohio. San Jose activists spoke in solidarity with the 19 others injured when the fascist drove his car at high speed into people protesting the white supremacist ‘Unite the Right’ rally in Charlottesville.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 8/14/17
Over 500 people marched through Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood to stand in solidarity with the wounded protesters in Charlottesville and to remember Heather Heyer, the young woman murdered by a Nazi. The rally was called by the local chapters of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA).
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 8/14/17
Three dozen gathered in front of the Duval County Courthouse on August 11 in support of Palestine. The call for a protest came after reports began circulating on social media that Israel had bombed neighborhoods in the Gaza Strip on August 8. Israeli bombs targeted areas filled with Palestinian civilians and four were injured, one very seriously.
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