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BY staff | Washington D.C. | 12/10/10
On Dec. 8 and 9, a delegation visited U.S. Representatives and Senators in Washington D.C. with an appeal to elected officials to raise their voices against the intensifying attacks by the FBI and the grand jury in Chicago against anti-war and solidarity activists.
BY Joe Iosbaker | United States | 12/10/10
One caller after another asked for the Duty Clerk at the U.S. Attorney’s office in Chicago, Dec. 9. The paralegal politely told a woman caller, “We’re getting all of these comments to Patrick Fitzgerald so that he knows where the people stand on this issue.”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/07/10
More than 100 anti-war, labor and solidarity activists rallied and picketed here, Dec. 6. The emergency action was organized by the Chicago-based Committee Against Political Repression after the FBI delivered or declared its intention to give federal grand jury subpoenas to solidarity and anti-war activists in Chicago the week before.
BY Jacob Flom | Milwaukee, WI | 12/07/10
On Dec. 3, the Milwaukee Activist Defense Network and Students for a Democratic Society held a protest in coordination with the national week of action to stop FBI repression.
BY staff | Dallas, TX | 12/07/10
A group of Dallas peace activists held signs and passed out flyers outside the Earle Cabell Federal Building Dec. 3. to demand that the FBI end its harassment of peace and solidarity activists in the Midwest and cancel the grand jury now investigating those activists under the USA Patriot Act.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/03/10
The FBI has informed a lawyer from the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) that at least three new subpoenas to appear before a Grand Jury have been delivered in the Chicago area.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/02/10
About 100 protesters came together outside U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's office here, Dec. 2, in response to news that three Twin Cities anti-war and social justice activists will be getting new orders to appear before a federal Grand Jury in Chicago, Illinois.
BY staff | United States | 11/28/10
Activists in cities across the U.S. are planning for events and protests during the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 3 to stop the Grand Jury witch hunt against anti-war and international solidarity organizers.
BY staff | United States | 11/26/10
We are calling for a week of action to “Call off the Grand Jury! Stop the Witch Hunt!” for the week of November 29 – December 3. We are urging activists to focus on U.S. Congress people. Demand that they take action to stop the Grand Jury. Please protest at their Congressional offices or at a Federal Building.
BY Betsey Piette | Philadelphia, PA | 11/21/10
Speaking at a Nov. 10 Town Hall meeting here on the war on dissent, Minneapolis anti-war and Colombia-solidarity activist Jess Sundin received a standing ovation after describing her experience as a target of FBI raids on Sept. 24. “We have got to push back to stop these attacks,” Sundin stated. “We can’t let them attempt to silence us.”
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