South Bay unites against political repression

Summary: 
Several initiatives to combat FBI harassment of peace activists came out of two meetings of the newly formed South Bay Committee Against Political Repression (Committee Against FBI Repression) at SJPJC.

Oct. 5 rally at SF Federal Building responds to FBI visit to Masao Suzuki.Several initiatives to combat FBI harassment of peace activists came out of two meetings of the newly formed South Bay Committee Against Political Repression (Committee Against FBI Repression) at SJPJC.

The delegation that visited with staff members at Rep. Mike Honda’s San Jose office reports a favorable reception, and plans are under way to contact other members of Congress to request  a Dear Colleague letter.

In addition, the group is exploring two types of public programs: the showing of a film on Cointelpro and a panel providing updated information on government efforts to undermine peace and solidarity organizations. Watch for dates and locations of these events and coverage of the Jan. 25 convening of a grand Jury in Minnesota.

The next meeting of the South Bay Committee will be Dec. 21, details in the sanjosepeace.org calendar listing.