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10/2/2011 Government continues trumped up case against Carlos Montes, Protest demands “Drop the charges now” at LA courthouse The CSFR is circulating the following press account of Carlos Montes' Sept. 29 court proceedings. Montes' lawyer Jorge Gonzalez dropped a legal bombshell when he pointed out that the legal documentation introduced into evidence by the District Attorney failed to support the basis of the entire case against Montes.
9/27/2011 Fight Back: No to FBI Repression, Islamophobia and War! October 15 – 22 Antiwar week of solidarity and in defense of civil liberties... Marking the 10th year of the U.S. war against the people of Afghanistan... Bring the Troops Home Now! Civil Liberties for all!
9/24/2011 Seattle: Support Civil Liberties, Protest Political Repression: One-Year Anniversary of FBI Raids on Anti-War Activists Seattle United Against FBI Repression formed in the month following the raids, and has just produced a new video, “FBI Attacks” Who’s Next?”. In the video Seattle area activists demonstrate their solidarity with those targeted in the Midwest by showing that they too work for human rights, and therefore risk repression from the FBI.
9/24/2011 Legal Development in Case of Anti-War and International Solidarity Activists Raided by FBI In the first legal developments in nine months in this case, attorneys’ for raided activists have filed a motion for return of their property seized a year ago.  The filing reads in part, “Property seized by the United States and not returned includes: Personal and political papers of the Petitioners, acquired during decades of activity protected by the First Amendment and related to peaceable assembly by the Petitioners and the petitioning of the United States for a governmental redress of grievances. Books which are publicly published and available for sale, and whose possession, reading, and use of, are protected by the First Amendment.”
9/23/2011 Build the Movement Against Political Repression: One year since the September 24 FBI Raids and Grand Jury Subpoenas The Committee to Stop FBI Repression (CSFR) is asking you to build the movement against political repression on the one-year anniversary of the Sept. 24, 2010 FBI raids on anti-war and international solidarity activists. We need your continued solidarity as we build movements for peace, justice and equality.
9/22/2011 Support Civil Liberties, Protest Political Repression: One-Year Anniversary of FBI Raids on Anti-War Activists   This weekend there will be events and protests across the country to defend civil liberties and oppose political repression.  It is one year since the FBI raided two homes in Chicago and five homes plus the Anti-War Committee office in Minneapolis, handing out 14 subpoenas including two in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  
9/10/2011 New book: Conspiracy to Riot in Furtherance of Terrorism: The Collective Autobiography of the RNC 8 A new book, Conspiracy to Riot in Furtherance of Terrorism: The Collective Autobiography of the RNC 8, has just been released. It tells the story of 8 men and women who were preemptively arrested prior to the 2008 Republican National Convention in response to their political organizing, charged with Conspiracy to Riot in Furtherance of Terrorism under the Minnesota PATRIOT Act.
8/9/2011 Support Carlos Montes as he goes to court Friday, August 12 Support Carlos Montes as he goes to court Friday, August 12 Call: President Barak Obama at 202-456-1111 Attorney General Eric Holder at 202-514-2001
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.