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BY staff | New York, NY | 6/15/19
A crowd gathered at The People’s Forum on June 9 to hear Rasmea Odeh and Suzanne Adely speak on the repression of the Palestinian solidarity movement by the United States and Israel.
Rasmea Odeh
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/30/19
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following call to refound the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression.
BY Alex Schnier Hansen | Oshkosh, WI | 4/03/19
On March 31, local activists and members of United Action Oshkosh (UAO) held a vigil to honor and commemorate the life and work of activist Amber Evans.
BY Committee to Stop FBI Repression | New York City, NY | 3/21/19
Fight Back! News is circulating this statement from the New York City Committee to Stop FBI Repression about the Palestinian liberation fighter Rasmea Odeh.
BY Frank Chapman | Chicago, IL | 3/17/19
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from Frank Chapman, Field Organizer of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. Rasmea Odeh, an historic figure in the Palestine national movement, is being threatened by German authorities with denial of her right to speak in Germany, as well as attempting to take away her visa.
BY staff | San José, CA | 2/19/19
On Sunday, February 17, more than 400 people filled the San Jose Buddhist Church gym for the 39th annual Day of Remembrance event.
BY staff | New York, NY | 1/27/19
On January 25 several dozen activists gathered in Grand Central Station to bring attention to the case of Marzieh Hashemi.
BY Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 1/16/19
A well-known Iranian journalist, Marzieh Hashemi, has been jailed by the FBI. Hashemi is an anchor on Iran’s English language Press TV and has interviewed many progressive U.S. activists. According to credible reports, Hashemi was taken into custody at the Saint Louis, Missouri area’s Louis Lambert International Airport on January 13. The FBI has since moved her to a detention facility near Washington DC.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 1/09/19
18 candidates for city council, plus one candidate for mayor, took part in a press conference today, January 9, at City Hall in Chicago.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/09/19
Longtime leader in the Black liberation movement and the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, Frank Chapman, condemned the January 4 decision of the Alabama-based Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to abruptly cancel their plan to present Angela Davis with the Fred Shuttlesworth Award. Fred Shuttlesworth was a prominent leader in the civil rights movement.
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