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BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 3/10/15
Rasmea Odeh celebrated International Women’s Day with over 125 supporters in Chicago, March 8. She appeared in strong spirits, as she prepares for her sentencing hearing in Detroit in just four days.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/10/15
Fight Back News is circulating Rasmea Odeh's March 8 speech at the Chicago International Women’s Day event.
BY Angela Y. Davis | United States | 3/07/15
For one hundred and six years working class and progressive men and women over the entire world have been marching and demanding equal rights for women on March 8. It is outrageous that four days later, on March 12, 2015, in a Federal Court in Detroit Michigan, the U. S. Justice Department will be asking Judge Gershwin A. Drain to sentence Rasmea Odeh, a courageous activist for women’s rights and human rights, to five to seven years in prison, according to news reports.
BY staff | Moscow, Russia | 3/01/15
Fight Back News Service is circulating a speech that U.S. anti-war activist Joe Iosbaker delivered at a conference in Moscow, Feb. 24.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 2/26/15
On Feb. 21, the MN Anti-War Committee (AWC) held Rock for Rasmea, a multimedia benefit show, to raise money for the legal defense of Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/26/15
Defense attorneys for Rasmea Odeh, Chicago’s 68-year-old Palestinian community leader, filed a ‘sentencing memorandum’ in a Detroit federal court, Feb. 25, arguing that Odeh “should not be sentenced to further imprisonment” following her conviction in November 2014 on a single charge of Unlawful Procurement of Naturalization.
BY Jessica Schwartz | Tampa, FL | 2/23/15
A group of 50 people gathered at the First United Church of Tampa for a panel discussion, "State Repression and the War on Terror."
BY staff | Detroit, MI | 2/16/15
Chicago’s 68-year-old Palestinian community leader, Rasmea Odeh, is set to appear in a Detroit federal court for sentencing on March 12, following her conviction on a single charge of Unlawful Procurement of Naturalization.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 2/16/15
People gathered Feb. 15 at a local radical bookstore and café to watch and listen to the inspiring words of Rasmea Odeh by video conference.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 2/14/15
On Feb. 13 the Committee to Stop FBI Repression-Tampa held a sign-holding in support of Rasmea Odeh during the National Week of Action to Defend Rasmea Odeh.
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