Wednesday October 27, 2021
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BY Eric Struch | Chicago, IL | 9/18/18
The memory of murdered Illinois Black Panther Party Chairman Fred Hampton, Sr. was marked at a “Streetz Party,” August 30, at 2337 W. Chairman Fred Hampton Way (also known as Monroe Street), the site of his martyrdom. Chairman Fred Hampton, Sr. would have been 70 years old on August 30 of this year.
BY Staff | New York | 9/11/18
New York, NY – The Committee to Stop FBI Repression-NYC held its first general meeting, Sept. 10, at Project Reach, addressing political repression in New York after 9/11, leading up to the creation of the Strategic Response Group (SRG) within the New York Police Department.
BY Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee | Minneapolis, MN | 9/09/18
Fight Back News Service is distributing the following Sept. 7 statement that was released by the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC) and the Minnesota Poor People’s Campaign announcing that all charges have been dropped against the 18 activists arrested protesting deportations on May 22.
BY staff | Washington DC | 9/01/18
The Colombian political prisoner Anyaibe Rojas Valderrama, also known as Sonia, was finally released from her 17-year prison sentence on August 18.
BY Sam Martinez | Minneapolis, MN | 8/25/18
Minister Toya Woodland, her son and supporters held a press conference and speak-out at the Hennepin County Government Center, August 21, to demand that the charges against her be dropped.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 7/20/18
On July 16, Colombian paramilitaries with possible connections to the government murdered six social movement leaders.
BY Jazmine Salas | Chicago, IL | 6/20/18
Nearly 700 Chicagoans united to celebrate the coming home of over three dozen wrongfully convicted torture survivors during the People Power Weekend, hosted by the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression on June 16 and 17.
BY staff | United States | 4/25/18
Fight Back! interviewed Aaron Leonard, who, along with Conor Gallagher, wrote two pathbreaking books that largely deal with the government repression employed against one of the largest groups of the new communist movement, the Revolutionary Union (RU).
BY staff | New York, NY | 4/22/18
Over 30 people gathered for an emergency rally held for Jerome Succor Aba, a Filipino peace activist who was denied entry to the U.S. and sent back to Manila after being tortured at the San Francisco airport.
BY Michela Martinazzi | New York, NY | 4/22/18
Around 30 protesters gathered in Washington Square Park, April 20 to stand in solidarity with Palestinians protesting on the border of Gaza.
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