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11/17/2010 Three Twin Cities anti-war activists told they must appear in front of Grand Jury What we've known for the past few weeks has been confirmed. Three activists from the Twin Cities, Tracy Molm, Sarah Martin and Anh Pham are being called back before the Grand Jury in Chicago. They do not yet have dates of appearance.
11/5/2010 Breaking: Justice Dept. Renews Enforcement of Subpoenas for Anti-War Activists Targeted in FBI Raids This morning on Democracy Now! civil liberties attorney Bruce Nestor announced that the Department of Justice is re-subpoenaeing three of the fourteen targeted anti-war activists to appear before the grand jury. Nestor explained that the re-subpoenaed activists have the choice of testifying against their friends and the movement or potentially serving jail time for contempt of court if they refuse to testify.
5/8/2011 Congressman Luis Gutiérrez letter to Attorney General Holder This letter comes from Congressperson Luis Gutiérrez. Joe Iosbaker and Stephanie Weiner live in the district that Gutiérrez represents.
5/29/2011 Congressman Capuano (MA) writes letter of concern to Attorney General Holder The following letter was sent from Congressman Capuano to Attorney General Holder on May 26, 2011. Rep. Capuano is one of several representatives who have now written letters to Attorney General Holder and President Obama concerning the FBI repression of anti-war and solidarity activists.
11/14/2010 Report from the First National Meeting of the Committee to Stop FBI Repression The first national meeting of the Committee to Stop FBI Repression (CSFR) was a great success. There was standing room only in the hall, with over 150 anti-war and international solidarity organizers. Here are the important points, followed by notes for people who are working to build the movement against FBI repression and Grand Jury intimidation.
5/10/2011 Congressman John Conyers (MI) writes letter to Attorney General Eric Holder about FBI raids The CSFR met with the Judiciary Committee Counsel at the office of Congressman Conyers (MI) and received tremendous support. Within one day the office was contacting delegation members for further information and in just three days sent a letter to Attorney General Holder.
7/25/2011 Rep. Kucinich writes letter to Attorney General Holder regarding FBI repression of anti-war and solidarity activists The Committee to Stop FBI Repression is pleased to circulate the following letter from Congressman Kucinich, addressed to Attorney General Holder. Rep. Kucinich is the tenth Congressional representative to raise concerns about the FBI's repression of anti-war and solidarity activists.
7/25/2011 Rep. Kucinich writes letter to Attorney General Holder regarding FBI repression of anti-war and solidarity activists The Committee to Stop FBI Repression is pleased to circulate the following letter from Congressman Kucinich, addressed to Attorney General Holder. Rep. Kucinich is the tenth Congressional representative to raise concerns about the FBI's repression of anti-war and solidarity activists.
5/4/2011 Congressman Jim McDermott writes letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder The Committee to Stop FBI Repression is pleased to announce that U.S. Representative Jim McDermott of the 7th District in the State of Washington wrote a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder expressing concern about the targeting of political and anti-war activists, the suppression of 1st amendment protected free speech, and asking for more information on the FBI raids and Grand Jury repression. This is the result of the determined efforts and outreach by the Seattle Committee.
10/20/2010 Stop FBI National Meeting in New York City, Sat. Nov. 6 The Committee To Stop FBI Repression is convening a national meeting in New York City on November 6th, 2010, at 6:30 pm. We want to invite all those interested in building the movement against FBI raids and the Grand Jury attempt to criminalize anti-war and international solidarity activists. We have done nothing wrong and we are speaking out and organizing to have the Grand Jury called off. We have a lot of work pressing upon us, and while the attack is bad, it offers our movement an opportunity to unite, strengthen, and grow!