BY staff | Detroit, MI | 11/03/14
On Tuesday, Nov. 4, a federal trial will get underway here of longtime women’s rights advocate and Palestinian American leader Rasmea Odeh. She will face a charge of procuring her citizenship unlawfully by allegedly omitting an answer on her citizenship application 10 years ago. The stakes are high say Odeh’s defenders; she faces revocation of her citizenship, 10 years imprisonment, and eventual deportation.
BY staff | Detroit, MI | 10/28/14
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Oct 28 statement of Rasmea Defense Committee
BY staff | Detroit, MI | 10/27/14
Just one week before trial begins, new rulings will determine whether the prosecution will be allowed to bring Israeli conviction and allegations of ‘terrorism’ at trial, and whether Odeh can present evidence of torture in her defense.
BY Committee to Stop FBI Repression | Chicago, IL | 9/17/14
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression.
BY Jessica Schwartz | Tampa, Fl | 9/15/14
70 people gathered at the First United Church of Tampa, Sept. 13, to hear speakers on FBI repression of Arab, Muslim and anti-war activists in the U.S. Topics discussed included entrapment, preemptive prosecution and solitary confinement. Over 80,000 people are currently under solitary confinement, a reality for many political prisoners in the U.S.
BY staff | Detroit, MI | 9/03/14
70 supporters of Palestinian community leader Rasmea Odeh gathered here in the rain Sept. 2, before the latest court hearing in her case.
BY staff | Grand Rapids, MI | 7/20/14
Close to 100 people celebrated Nelson Mandela Day here over the weekend.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 7/02/14
On July 1, at the Sam Gibbons Federal Courthouse, activists and family of Sami Osmakac spoke against the verdict from his recent trial. They talked about how Osmakac's case, like hundreds of others in the U.S., was a result of pre-emptive prosecution.
BY Justin Richardson | Salt Lake City, UT | 6/08/14
Activists gathered at the Salt Lake City Public Library on June 4 to hear Tom Burke, of the Committee to Stop FBI Repression.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 3/10/14
About two dozen people gathered here, March 7, at the United Church of Christ to hear from speakers on civil freedoms.