BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/30/11
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following petition demanding an end to the prosecution of veteran Chicano leader Carlos Montes. We urge all of our readers to sign it.
BY Eric Gardner | Los Angeles, CA | 5/21/11
On May 20, a lively crowd of over 100 supporters gathered in front of the Federal Building in downtown Los Angeles to denounce the recent home invasion and arrest of Carlos Montes.
BY Betsey Piette | Philadelphia, PA | 11/21/10
Speaking at a Nov. 10 Town Hall meeting here on the war on dissent, Minneapolis anti-war and Colombia-solidarity activist Jess Sundin received a standing ovation after describing her experience as a target of FBI raids on Sept. 24. “We have got to push back to stop these attacks,” Sundin stated. “We can’t let them attempt to silence us.”
BY Maureen Murphy | New York, NY | 11/10/10
More than 150 movement leaders and concerned individuals packed a standing room-only hall at Saint Mark's Church in the Bowery on Nov. 6 for the first national meeting of the Committee to Stop FBI Repression.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 10/24/10
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from Freedom Road Socialist Organization condemning the FBI raids and Grand Jury witch hunt.
BY Bernardine Dohrn | United States | 10/11/10
I was subpoenaed to a federal grand jury in May of 1982 in New York City. It has left me as something of a specialist in an arcane, secretive and obsolete area of the law - one that has just reappeared with FBI raids, seizures of private papers, computers and subpoenas to compel testimony in Chicago, Minneapolis and other cities across the country.
BY Bryan G. Pfeifer | Detroit, MI | 9/30/10
As part of nationwide protest actions September 27 and 28, in Detroit today a broad array of activists and community members denounced the FBI raids and harassment against members of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization and Students for a Democratic Society at a protest rally at the McNamara Federal Building.
BY staff | Newark, NJ | 9/30/10
A protest against FBI repression of international solidarity and anti-war activists took place on Sept. 28 at the Federal Building on Broad Street in Newark, NJ. Between 15 and 20 people turned out, an encouraging number given the short notice and the absence of local media coverage of the Sept. 24 FBI raids.
BY Chapin Gray | Chicago, IL | 9/28/10
500 people picketed and chanted outside Chicago FBI Headquarters to protest the FBI raids, harassment, and intimidation of anti-war and solidarity activists, and to show support for the three Chicago activists targeted by the September 24 raids.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Gainesville, FL | 9/28/10
Approximately 30 people protested outside an FBI office in downtown Gainesville on Sept. 27. Activists held signs that said "Stop the FBI Raids!" and "End Political Repression".