BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/18/12
One year ago, on May 17, 2011, Carlos Montes awoke at 5:00 a.m. to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s SWAT team crashing down his front door and waving automatic weapons in his face.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/17/12
While the eyes of the world are on Chicago and the upcoming NATO summit, 40 protesters spoke out May 16 against the FBI frame-up of Carlos Montes, demanding the charges against him be dropped.
BY Tom Burke | Chicago, IL | 5/15/12
Immigrant rights leaders here were arrested while blockading the doors of the building that houses the federal immigration court in the Chicago Loop, May 15.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/15/12
Over 100 supporters rallied in front of the Los Angeles Superior Court May 15 to demand, “Drop the charges against Carlos Montes.”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/15/12
More than 125 people gathered here for a candlelight vigil in support of over 2,000 Palestinian political prisoners currently on hunger strike in Israeli jails.
BY Tom Burke | Salt Lake City, UT | 5/12/12
FBI agents are harassing anti-war and anti-NATO organizers as the big protest against the U.S.-led NATO military alliance approaches on Sunday, May 20, in Chicago.
BY Tracy Molm | Los Angeles, CA | 5/11/12
On April 26, Superior Court Judge George G. Lomeli ordered the trial of longtime Chicano and immigrant rights activist Carlos Montes.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/11/12
The Coalition Against NATO/G8 War And Poverty Agenda (CANG8), which is spearheading the massive march on the NATO summit May 20, has announced the speakers and cultural performers who will be on stage during the protest.
BY Committee to Stop FBI Repression | Chicago, IL | 5/09/12
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following call from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/08/12
On May 6 over 100 people attended a panel at the Labor Notes conference called Solidarity Forever: The Labor Movement, Political Repression and the Fight for Civil Liberties.