BY David Newlin | Salt Lake City, UT | 3/01/13
On the one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death, Utahans met to both mourn his passing and learn about racism, police brutality and how to fight them.
BY Skye Schmelzer | Gainesville, FL | 3/01/13
The University of Florida (UF) chapters of Dream Defenders and Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) hosted a speak-out on the one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s murder, Feb. 26.
BY Masao Suzuki | Santa Clara, CA | 2/24/13
On Feb. 22, 200 people came to the Muslim Community Association (MCA) here to hear a panel on the fight against the World War II concentration camps for Japanese Americans and the fight to free the Holy Land Foundation 5.
BY staff | Woodfin, NC | 2/15/13
Fight Back! News interview with Bobby Sullivan, who was stopped repeatedly at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) checkpoint near Asheville, NC.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 12/18/12
Alex Sanchez won a major victory against government repression, Dec. 17, when the U.S. Attorney main office dropped the outrageous conspiracy to murder and other charges.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/25/12
On Oct. 25, wind gusts of over 30 miles an hour almost tore the banner from the hands of supporters of the Holy Land Five. 20 activists gathered for a lunch hour protest in front of the national headquarters of President Obama’s re-election campaign.
BY Brad Sigal | Puerto Rico | 8/08/12
On July 30, Puerto Rican Governor Luis Fortuño signed a highly controversial and sweeping new penal code into law that includes sharp restrictions on a broad range of civil liberties and rights. It’s slated to go into effect on September 1. A week after Fortuño signed it, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit to stop the new law, calling it unconstitutional.
BY Alyssa Ferris | Salt Lake City, UT | 8/06/12
A dozen activists gathered at the Federal Building here, July 31, to demand the release of the Tinley Park 5.
BY Brad Sigal | Puerto Rico | 7/10/12
On June 30 the Puerto Rican legislature approved a new Penal Code that includes sharp restrictions on a broad range of civil liberties and rights.
BY staff | United Kingdom | 6/19/12
Ecuador’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Integration reported June 19 that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrived at its London Embassy and asked for asylum.