BY Tracy Molm | Minneapolis, MN | 4/17/13
On April 15, Noor Elashi, daughter of wrongfully imprisoned Holy Land 5 defendant Ghassan Elashi, spoke to a packed room of over 50 people, mostly students from the University of Minnesota, about her father’s case.
BY Marisol Marquez | Tampa, FL | 3/25/13
Students, anti-war activists and community organizers gathered at the First United Church of Tampa on Sunday, March 24 to demand an end to U.S. government political repression.
BY Kait McIntyre | Chicago, IL | 3/13/13
"Hands off our families, hands off our friends! Barry Jonas, this must end!"
BY Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 2/23/13
A standing room only crowd of more than 125 people turned out here, Feb. 23, to hear Hatem Abudayyeh, a prominent Chicago-based Palestinian activist who talked about the growing struggle for the liberation of Palestine and the repression against Palestine solidarity activists here in the U.S.
BY David Newlin | Salt Lake City, UT | 2/22/13
State-sponsored repression and infiltration of anti-war groups is nothing new. But it can certainly take on new and particularly nasty forms, as Jess Sundin can tell you.
BY Staff | San José, CA | 1/27/13
On Jan. 26, there was a commemoration of Fred Korematsu, one of the Japanese Americans who resisted the World War II U.S. concentration camps for Japanese Americans.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 1/25/13
“Fitzgerald doesn’t belong on the Board of Trustees. He’s against the right to dissent, and he’s responsible for some of the worst persecution of Palestinians in the US,” stated Joe Iosbaker of the Committee Against Political Repression in a statement to gathered news media, on Jan 24.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 1/20/13
More than a dozen activists protested outside the Hyatt Regency hotel here, Jan. 20, while inside former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald received an honorary degree from the John Marshall Law School.
BY Staff | New Britain, CT | 12/12/12
200-plus anti-war activists, lawyers, religious leaders, labor unionists, journalists and family members of the wrongfully prosecuted and imprisoned met at a civil liberties conference at Central Connecticut State University, Dec. 8.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 11/20/12
2000 people marched in the streets here, Nov. 19 chanting, “Obama, Obama, you will see - Palestine will be free!”