January 2015

Rasmea Vigil at Federal Courthouse

Event Information
Date: 
Mon, 2015-02-09 16:30 - 17:30
Location: 
Western District Federal Court House
700 Stewart Street
Seattle, WA
United States
Monday, Feb.

Rasmea Odeh Live Stream Events Available for the Week of Action

National Week of Action to Defend Rasmea February 9-15

We are organizing two live stream appearances by Rasmea Odeh to take place around the week of action. These live streams are an opportunity to have Rasmea’s presence at events around the country.

FORMAT :

Rasmea will give a prepared talk and take questions that are submitted via chat or email. The proposal is that her talk would be part of a program that includes at least one local speaker on the next steps in defense work, but it will also work within a program on political repression, Palestine, etc.

Rock for Rasmea

Event Information
Date: 
Sat, 2015-02-21 18:30 - 20:00
Location: 
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
United States

A benefit show raising awareness for Rasmea Odeh and all political prisoners.

Join us for “Rock for Rasmea,” an inspiring multimedia arts event raising awareness about Palestinian-American community leader Rasmea Odeh’s case in connection to broader political repression. Aiming to engage youth and raise awareness about Rasmea Odeh and all US political prisoners, the evening will feature:

· Remarks by Rasmea Odeh, herself!

Sumoud: Fundraiser to Support Rasmea Odeh

Event Information
Date: 
Tue, 2015-02-03 20:00 - 22:00
Location: 
Depaul University Student Center
2250 N Sheffield Rd Room 120A&B
Chicago, IL
United States

Join us on February 3rd at 8:00 pm for a fundraising dinner to celebrate the resilience of Rasmea Odeh. 

Tickets will be sold online and at the door. All proceeds will go to Rasmea's legal defense fund. 

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS HERE 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sumoud-fundraising-dinner-for-rasmea-odeh-tickets-15195897338

RATES:

- Students/low-income: $10 online, $15 at door

All out for Detroit on March 12 to defend Rasmea Odeh

Media Outlet: 
Fightback! News

National Week of Action to defend Rasmea, February 9-15

Event Information
Date: 
Mon, 2015-02-09 (All day) - Sun, 2015-02-15 (All day)

The campaign to defend long-time Palestinian American leader Rasmea Odeh has reached a critical stage. We urge everyone to join us in organizing an event or protest on your campus or in the community during the week of Feb. 9 – 15.

All of us need to shine a light on the real injustice that is taking place in Detroit. Rasmea, a Palestinian American woman who has done so much for so many, is facing deportation and up to ten years in jail on a trumped-up immigration charge.

All out to support Rasmea Odeh in Detroit on March 12th!

Come to Detroit or organize solidarity rallies in your city!

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Stand with Rasmea and fill the federal courthouse in Detroit!

We are committed to filling the courtroom, and an overflow room, on Rasmea's sentencing day on March 12th.  We will also organize a picket in front of the courthouse one hour before the hearing.

Rasmea’s sentencing March 12, Need letters for leniency

Letters for Leniency requested by Feb. 4th

On March 12, Rasmea is set to appear once again in the Detroit courtroom of Judge Gershwin Drain, this time for a sentencing hearing. We are seeking letters to the judge requesting leniency.