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BY Kosta Harlan | United States | 6/14/11
The FBI is relaxing its rules and removing restrictions on domestic spying for its 14,000 agents, the New York Times reported June 13. While FBI spokesperson Valerie Caproni claims the changes are "more like fine-tuning than major changes," civil liberties advocates and activists are speaking out against the new rules.
BY Students for a Democratic Society | United States | 6/07/11
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Students for a Democratic Society's National Working Committee in support of the veteran Chicano leader Carlos Montes.
BY Committee to Stop FBI Repression | United States | 6/03/11
Fight Back News Service is circulating the call from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression, urging cities to organize actions in support of Carlos Montes, a longtime activist for worker and immigrants’ rights.
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 staff | Minneapolis, MN | 5/28/11
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder got a cold reception in Minneapolis May 27, where the Committee to Stop FBI Repression dogged him all day about FBI and grand jury attacks on anti-war and international solidarity activists.
BY Kosta Harlan | United States | 5/27/11
In its 2010 Annual Report, the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR), a body of the Organization of American States, noted the FBI and grand jury repression of anti-war and international solidarity activists.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/26/11
On May 25, the Committee Against Political Repression brought together 30 supporters of Carlos Montes to denounce the raid by the FBI and Los Angeles Sheriff. Gathering in front of the Federal Building in Chicago, despite a thunder storm, the press conference and rally included a number of speakers.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 5/26/11
Three activists and their attorneys won a $50,000 settlement today in a lawsuit that challenged an August 30, 2008 police raid on a Saint Paul home in advance of that year's Republican National Convention (RNC). The plaintiffs in the case - Sarah Coffey, Erin Stalnaker and Kris Hermes - are giving most of the award to the Committee to Stop FBI Repression, the Institute for Anarchist Studies and the formation of a national legal defense fund for political activists.
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 staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/19/11
On May 17, 2011 at 5:00 AM the SWAT Team of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department and members of the FBI raided the home of Carlos Montes, a long time Chicano activist and active member of the Committee to Stop FBI Repression.
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