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 staff | San Diego, CA | 12/13/12
A young Somali woman and well-known community activist, Nima Ali Yusuf, was sentenced to eight years in prison, here on Dec.11, for conspiracy to provide material support to a terrorist organization.
BY Peter Adamczak | Milwaukee, WI | 11/20/12
The Milwaukee Committee to Stop FBI Repression, along with Occupy Milwaukee, is organizing a city-wide demonstration that is to take place Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 5:00 p.m. at the corner of Water and Wisconsin in downtown Milwaukee.
BY Skye Schmelzer | Ft. Benning, GA | 11/20/12
Meredith Aby, an anti-war leader from Minnesota, spoke out against U.S. political repression at the School of the Americas protest.
BY David Newlin | Salt Lake City, UT | 11/18/12
In response to brutal attacks by Israeli forces on the Palestinian territory in Gaza, Salt Lake rallied in solidarity on Friday, Nov. 16. Protesters called for an end to the violence and the ongoing Israeli occupation.
BY Corey Uhl | Tampa, FL | 10/27/12
On Oct. 25, the Tampa Committee to Stop FBI Repression held a solidarity event to support the Holy Land Five on the corner of Fowler Avenue and 56th Street, which is within the heart of the Muslim community here.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/25/12
On Oct. 25, wind gusts of over 30 miles an hour almost tore the banner from the hands of supporters of the Holy Land Five. 20 activists gathered for a lunch hour protest in front of the national headquarters of President Obama’s re-election campaign.
BY staff | United States | 10/22/12
Leaders of the anti-war and Palestine solidarity movements, joined by civil liberties advocates, are planning protests across the U.S. and Gaza, Palestine to demand justice for the Holy Land 5 on October 25.
BY Committee to Stop FBI Repression | United States | 10/20/12
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/13/12
About 70 people packed a hall in South Minneapolis to urge that the Canadian government drop the charges against prominent Twin Cities activist Joe Callahan.