BY Grace Kelley | Minneapolis, MN | 11/04/10
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) hosted a panel discussion here Nov. 2 at the University of Minnesota made up of six anti-war and international solidarity activists from Minneapolis, all of whom were raided by the FBI on Sept. 24th and were subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury in Chicago.
BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | Milwaukee, WI | 11/02/10
Colombia Action Network organizer Tom Burke came here Oct. 28 to speak about U.S. intervention in Colombia. Burke, who was served a Grand Jury subpoena in the FBI activist raids in late September, made strong observations on people’s movements both in the U.S. and Colombia.
BY staff | Seattle, WA | 10/26/10
The newly formed Seattle United Against FBI Repression organized a protest to coincide with the visit of President Obama, Sept. 21.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/25/10
On Oct. 23, anti-war and free speech activists made their presence felt outside of President Obama's speech at the University of Minnesota. A group of activists held banners on University Avenue, while others handed out more than 6000 flyers and got hundreds of signatures on postcards calling on President Obama to stop the FBI and Grand Jury attacks on the anti-war movement.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 10/24/10
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from Freedom Road Socialist Organization condemning the FBI raids and Grand Jury witch hunt.
BY Linden Gawboy | Saint Paul, MN | 10/19/10
The Minnesota legislature met in a ‘special session’ here, Oct. 18, to deal with flood relief for the southern part of the state. Although the special session lasted less than three hours, 62 legislators, including members of the leadership of the State House and Senate, signed a “Dear Colleague” letter to support their constituents and others who were targeted by the September 24 FBI raids.
BY Bernardine Dohrn | United States | 10/11/10
I was subpoenaed to a federal grand jury in May of 1982 in New York City. It has left me as something of a specialist in an arcane, secretive and obsolete area of the law - one that has just reappeared with FBI raids, seizures of private papers, computers and subpoenas to compel testimony in Chicago, Minneapolis and other cities across the country.
BY Bryan G. Pfeifer | Detroit, MI | 9/30/10
As part of nationwide protest actions September 27 and 28, in Detroit today a broad array of activists and community members denounced the FBI raids and harassment against members of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization and Students for a Democratic Society at a protest rally at the McNamara Federal Building.
BY staff | Newark, NJ | 9/30/10
A protest against FBI repression of international solidarity and anti-war activists took place on Sept. 28 at the Federal Building on Broad Street in Newark, NJ. Between 15 and 20 people turned out, an encouraging number given the short notice and the absence of local media coverage of the Sept. 24 FBI raids.
BY Chapin Gray | Chicago, IL | 9/28/10
500 people picketed and chanted outside Chicago FBI Headquarters to protest the FBI raids, harassment, and intimidation of anti-war and solidarity activists, and to show support for the three Chicago activists targeted by the September 24 raids.