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BY Joe Iosbaker | Detriot, MI | 11/10/14
The jury in the case of Rasmea Odeh returned a guilty verdict after less than two hours of deliberation this morning, Nov. 10.
BY staff | Detroit, MI | 11/10/14
Prosecutor Jonathan Tukel of the U.S. Attorney’s Office is asking that the bond for Palestinian American leader Rasmea Odeh be revoked.
BY staff | Detroit, MI | 11/06/14
Fight Back New Service is circulating this Nov. 6 statement from the Rasmea Defense Committee.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Detroit, MI | 11/06/14
Rasmea Odeh’s supporters were in high anticipation as they waited on line for Judge Drain’s court room to open this morning, Nov. 6. Everyone expected the high point of the trial to be when Rasmea Odeh took the stand to testify in her own defense.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Detroit, MI | 11/04/14
Judge Gershwin Drain oversaw jury selection today in the case of Rasmea Odeh. Odeh is on trial in Detroit for failing to disclose in her application for citizenship that she was tortured by the Israeli military in 1969 until she confessed to a crime she didn’t commit.
BY staff | Detroit, MI | 11/03/14
On Tuesday, Nov. 4, a federal trial will get underway here of longtime women’s rights advocate and Palestinian American leader Rasmea Odeh. She will face a charge of procuring her citizenship unlawfully by allegedly omitting an answer on her citizenship application 10 years ago. The stakes are high say Odeh’s defenders; she faces revocation of her citizenship, 10 years imprisonment, and eventual deportation.
BY Farah Khan | Boston, MA | 10/29/14
Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) held the 4th National Conference at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts from Oct. 24 to Oct. 26. The conference, titled “Beyond Solidarity: Resisting Racism and Colonialism from the U.S. to Palestine” emphasized the importance of solidarity with all liberation struggles, both inside and outside of the U.S. Nearly 500 students gathered to discuss how to free Palestine, stand in solidarity with the African American and anti-police brutality struggles in Ferguson, Missouri and effectively fight all systems of oppression.
BY staff | Detroit, MI | 10/28/14
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Oct 28 statement of Rasmea Defense Committee
BY staff | United States | 10/11/14
Fight Back News Service is urging all progressive organizations to sign the following statement. To add your organization to the statement, please email [email protected]
BY Cassia Laham | Fort Lauderdale, FL | 9/29/14
Over two dozen people rallied in support of Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh outside of the Federal Courthouse here, Sept. 27. Protesters demanded that charges against Odeh be dropped by U.S. prosecutors or dismissed by presiding Judge Gershwin Drain.
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