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BY staff | Tucson, AZ | 5/17/15
Fight Back! interviewed James Jordan, with the Alliance For Global Justice in Tucson, Arizona. Jordan recently returned from a solidarity delegation to the Colombian peace negotiations taking place between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - People’s Army (FARC-EP) and the Colombian government in Havana, Cuba. The FARC-EP want their peace negotiator Simon Trinidad at the talks.
BY Angela Y. Davis | United States | 3/07/15
For one hundred and six years working class and progressive men and women over the entire world have been marching and demanding equal rights for women on March 8. It is outrageous that four days later, on March 12, 2015, in a Federal Court in Detroit Michigan, the U. S. Justice Department will be asking Judge Gershwin A. Drain to sentence Rasmea Odeh, a courageous activist for women’s rights and human rights, to five to seven years in prison, according to news reports.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 2/26/15
On Feb. 21, the MN Anti-War Committee (AWC) held Rock for Rasmea, a multimedia benefit show, to raise money for the legal defense of Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/26/15
Defense attorneys for Rasmea Odeh, Chicago’s 68-year-old Palestinian community leader, filed a ‘sentencing memorandum’ in a Detroit federal court, Feb. 25, arguing that Odeh “should not be sentenced to further imprisonment” following her conviction in November 2014 on a single charge of Unlawful Procurement of Naturalization.
BY Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine | Palestine | 2/24/15
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Feb. 18 statement from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.
BY staff | Palestine | 2/14/15
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from Samidoun -Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network.
BY staff | United States | 2/05/15
Professor Al-Arian is a Palestinian American civil rights and Palestine solidarity activist who was indicted in 2003 and put on trial for aiding the Palestinian resistance organization Islamic Jihad.
BY Tom Burke | United States | 2/02/15
Mark Burton is the lawyer for Colombian revolutionary Ricardo Palmera. Palmera is a political prisoner of the U.S., currently held in the Florence, Colorado supermax prison.
BY Robbey Hayes | Doral, FL | 1/14/15
In spite of pouring rain, nearly 70 people took to the streets near Miami, Jan. 11 demanding the immediate closure of the U.S. prisons at Guantanamo Bay.
BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 11/18/14
Activists rallied in front of the Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building on Nov. 16, as part of a national week of action in support of Palestinian American leader Rasmea Odeh.
Rasmea Odeh
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