BY Staff | Asheville, NC | 1/25/11
Despite freezing rain, 35 protesters gathered in front of the Asheville Federal Building here, Jan. 25, chanting, "Stop the witch hunts, stop the raids - we are here we are not afraid!" The protest was a part of the national day of action in solidarity with the nine newly subpoenaed activists who were called before a grand jury in Chicago.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 1/25/11
Chanting, “From Minnesota to Palestine, solidarity is not a crime,” about 250 demonstrators gathered at the Federal Building here, Jan. 25, to protest FBI and Grand Jury repression that is being directed against anti-war and Palestine solidarity activists.
BY Staff | United States | 1/16/11
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) urging students to join the Jan. 25 protests to stop the FBI and grand jury witch hunt directed against anti-war and international solidarity activists.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 1/16/11
“Every day more cities are signing on to the call for the January 25 protests against the Grand Jury witch hunt that’s being directed against anti-war and international solidarity activists,” states Tom Burke of the Committee to Stop FBI Repression.
BY Chapin Gray | Chicago, IL | 1/15/11
On a chilly morning, Jan. 14, over 50 people gathered at the Federal Building in downtown Chicago to deliver a mock subpoena to U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald is in charge of the wave of FBI raids, harassment and subpoenas that began last September across the country.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 1/07/11
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following resolution adopted by the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) on Jan. 5, 2011.
BY Frank Neisser | Cambridge, MA | 1/04/11
The house was packed on Dec. 17 in Cambridge, Mass., as a wide spectrum of organizations and activists came out to a forum on the growing menace of FBI repression.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 12/24/10
75 people entered the lobby of the Dirksen Federal Building here, Dec. 23, to make a statement to U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald and the FBI. They were there because four more anti-war and international solidarity activists have been subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury.
BY Maureen Murphy | Chicago, IL | 12/23/10
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from Palestine solidarity activist Maureen Murphy. Murphy is the managing editor of the popular online publication, Electronic Intifada and she is also the co-chair of the Chicago Committee Against Political Repression, which has been leading work in Chicago to oppose FBI repression of anti-war and international solidarity activists. On Tuesday Dec. 21, Murphy received a subpoena from the FBI to appear before a federal grand jury.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 12/21/10
The FBI came unannounced to knock on doors of apartments in here, Dec. 21. FBI agent Robert Parker, under orders from U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald’s office, delivered a subpoena to Maureen Murphy. Murphy, like several other individuals served subpoenas, is an organizer with the Palestine Solidarity Group-Chicago.