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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 | Chicago, IL | 1/18/13
Anti-war and international solidarity activists, who have been the target of a massive and continuing two year Department of Justice investigation into their First Amendment protected activities, are calling on John Marshall Law School not to honor former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald will be the commencement speaker at the law school's graduation Sunday, Jan. 20, and will receive an honorary degree.
BY Committee Against Political Repression | United States | 8/05/12
Fight Back News Service urges your organization to sign the following statement from the Committee Against Political Repression in support of political activists who have been subpoenaed to appear before a Seattle Grand Jury.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/19/12
Fight Back! interviewed Newland Smith, a member of the Committee Against Political Repression in Chicago, the local affiliate of the Committee to Stop FBI Repression.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/18/12
Members and supporters of the Committee Against Political Repression gathered here July 15 to celebrate the legal victory scored by Carlos Montes in June.
BY Stephanie Weiner | Chicago, IL | 3/13/12
Veterans of the Chicano movement gathered in Casa Aztlan, Feb. 26, to welcome Carlos Montes to the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/07/11
On Oct. 6, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald gave a talk entitled, "Prosecuting Terrorism in the Courts" to a meeting of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) in Chicago. While 20 people gathered outside to protest, three members of the Committee Against Political Repression went inside to question Fitzgerald directly.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/20/11
1000 people rallied and marched here March 19 to mark the eighth anniversary of the war in Iraq.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/07/10
More than 100 anti-war, labor and solidarity activists rallied and picketed here, Dec. 6. The emergency action was organized by the Chicago-based Committee Against Political Repression after the FBI delivered or declared its intention to give federal grand jury subpoenas to solidarity and anti-war activists in Chicago the week before.
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