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3/15/2011 Join the Committee to Stop FBI Repression at Anti-War Protests on March 19, April 9 and April 10 The Committee to Stop FBI Repression (CSFR) is asking you to join us in supporting anti-war protests. On March 19 there are local rallies, many with International ANSWER Coalition.  Then we go all out for New York City on April 9th and San Francisco on April 10th, with the United National Antiwar Committee. <
12/22/2010 Statement from Palestine solidarity activist Maureen Murphy on receiving a subpoena The Committee to Stop FBI Repression is circulating the following statement from Palestine solidarity activist Maureen Murphy. Maureen is also the co-chair of the Chicago Committee Against Political Repression, which has been leading work in Chicago to oppose FBI repression of antiwar and international solidarity activists. On Tuesday Dec. 21, Maureen received a subpoena from the FBI to appear before a federal grand jury.
7/10/2011 Committee to Stop FBI Repression: We Salute the Gaza Flotilla The Committee to Stop FBI Repression stands in solidarity with the activists of the Gaza flotilla ships and the people of Palestine. As Americans, we denounce the U.S. government’s support for the Israeli blockade on Gaza and demand that Palestinians get access to the food, water, medical supplies and building materials they need for their daily lives.  We denounce the U.S., Greek, and Israeli sabotage and blocking of the flotilla taking the much-needed humanitarian aid to Gaza.
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.
7/12/2011 CSFR salutes Nativo Lopez in his many years of struggle and victory over the Los Angeles District Attorney The CSFR salutes Nativo Lopez in his many years of struggle and victory over the Los Angeles District Attorney. As this case of political repression ends, the U.S. government begins a new case of political repression against another Chicano leader--Carlos Montes.
12/21/2010 FBI delivers subpoenas to four more anti-war, solidarity activists as U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald Expands Witch Hunt The FBI came unannounced to knock on doors at two apartments in Chicago this morning. FBI agent Robert Parker, under orders from U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald’s office, delivered a subpoena to Maureen Murphy. Murphy, like several other individuals served subpoenas, is an organizer with the Palestine Solidarity Group-Chicago.
12/21/2010 FBI delivers subpoenas to four more anti-war, solidarity activists as U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald Expands Witch Hunt The FBI came unannounced to knock on doors at two apartments in Chicago this morning. FBI agent Robert Parker, under orders from U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald’s office, delivered a subpoena to Maureen Murphy. Murphy, like several other individuals served subpoenas, is an organizer with the Palestine Solidarity Group-Chicago.
12/3/2010 FBI Delivers Subpoenas to More Anti-War, Solidarity Activists in Chicago The FBI has informed a lawyer from the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) that at least three subpoenas to appear before a Grand Jury have been delivered in the Chicago area. Attorney Jim Fennerty confirmed that FBI agent Robert Parker informed him just before 1:00 pm today that the subpoenas were being delivered at that moment.
11/2/2011 FBI confirms that they copied tens of thousands of documents seized from the homes of local anti-war activists; originals returned, indictments still looming The FBI says they have finished copying the political material and personal papers seized in the September 24, 2010, raids on the homes of Twin Cities anti-war and international solidarity activists.  This afternoon, November 1, FBI agents delivered the last batch of notebooks, family photos, membership lists for anti-war groups, and political documents to the office of attorney Bruce Nestor. The FBI has been returning the material seized in the raids over the last several weeks.
6/17/2011 Rep. John Lewis writes to Attorney General Eric Holder about FBI repression The following letter was sent by Rep. John Lewis (5th District, Georgia) to Attorney General Eric Holder on May 13, 2011.