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BY Jose Maria Sison | United States | 6/24/13
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the International League of Peoples' Struggle, written by Jose Maria Sison, in support of Edward Snowden.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/21/13
In an effort to build support for the compassionate release of Lynne Stewart from prison, a delegation of community leaders met with staff at the office of Congressman Keith Ellison on June 20.
BY staff | New York, NY | 6/13/13
Jess Sundin, of the Committee to Stop FBI repression, spoke on a panel at the Left Forum here, June 8.
BY staff | United States | 6/11/13
Lynne Stewart, a heroic and long-time progressive lawyer, is serving a ten-year prison sentence in Fort Worth, Texas for ‘material support of terrorism,’ after serving as defense attorney for Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman. On June 9 Fight Back! spoke with her husband, Ralph Poynter, about her case.
BY Matt Hastings | Tampa, FL | 6/03/13
On June 1 over 50 activists rallied at the MacDill Air Force Base, calling for the release of whistleblower Bradley Manning.
BY staff | Washington, DC | 5/18/13
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, said on May 17 that it plans to file a complaint against a Minnesota judge who inappropriately questioned defendants on their religious beliefs and equated mainstream Islamic principles with terrorism.
BY Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 5/17/13
About 200 Somalis, mainly women, converged on the Federal Building here, May 16, for the sentencing hearing of two Somali humanitarian workers.
BY staff | Miami, FL | 5/08/13
On May 3, René González, one of the Cuban 5, finally won his freedom from the U.S. prison system when a judge ruled that he could move back to Cuba.
BY Abayomi Azikiwe | United States | 5/07/13
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following article by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 4/16/13
Nearly 30 community members and Tallahassee Dream Defenders attended a public hearing on April 12 in support of Antonio and Rodrizgus Richardson, two African-American brothers in Tallahassee.
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