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BY staff | Tampa, FL | 8/07/15
Tampa, FL - According to an August 3 report in the Tampa Bay Times, Major Marc Hamlin, the head of Special Operations for the Tampa Police Department, is boasting about the political spying carried out at the 2012 Republican National Convention.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 8/07/15
According to an August 3 report in the Tampa Bay Times, Major Marc Hamlin, the head of Special Operations for the Tampa Police Department, is boasting about the political spying carried out at the 2012 Republican National Convention.
BY Jessica Schwartz | Tampa, FL | 6/13/15
Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh and her defense attorney Michael Deutsch spoke to activists here by live stream video, June 11. Deutsch explained Odeh’s case and upcoming legal appeal, with audience members asking questions. Florida activists plan to mobilize and attend the appeal hearing in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the fall.
BY Marisol Marquez | Tampa, FL | 5/25/15
More than 120 people packed a room on the University of South Florida's campus, May 15, to attend a Nakba Day commemoration. Nakba Day marks the "Day of Catastrophe" - when the Zionists used terror to drive Palestinians out of Palestine and established the state of Israel in 1948.
BY Gage Lacharite | Tampa, FL | 3/31/15
Over a dozen students at the University of South Florida (USF) gathered outside of Russell M. Cooper Hall on campus, March 30, to condemn recent interventions by the U.S. in Venezuela, Iraq, Syria and Ukraine.
BY Gage Lacharite | Tampa, FL | 12/07/14
Over 250 protesters gathered on Dec. 5 to protest police terror and to end the killing of African American men by the police. Protesters demanded “Jail killer cops” - like police officer Darren Wilson who shot Mike Brown to death in Ferguson, Missouri, and officer Daniel Pantaleo who killed Eric Garner in New York.
BY staff | Tampa, Fl | 9/26/14
A rally by immigrant rights activists on Sept. 25 stopped the planned next-day deportation of David Sanchez.
BY Gage Lacharite | Tampa, Fl | 9/23/14
70 Palestine solidarity activists filed into the intersection of Maritime and 20th Street here to protest the docking of the ZIM Alabama, a container ship carrying Israeli goods.
BY Jessica Schwartz | Tampa, Fl | 9/15/14
70 people gathered at the First United Church of Tampa, Sept. 13, to hear speakers on FBI repression of Arab, Muslim and anti-war activists in the U.S. Topics discussed included entrapment, preemptive prosecution and solitary confinement. Over 80,000 people are currently under solitary confinement, a reality for many political prisoners in the U.S.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 8/03/14
On July 31, two dozen protesters gathered outside the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in Ybor City, demanding President Obama extend protection to incoming refugee children from Central America.
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