February 2015

Defense attorneys file "sentencing memorandum" calling for judge NOT to imprison Rasmea Odeh

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
Contact: Hatem Abudayyeh, National Spokesperson, Rasmea Defense Committee, 773.301.4108, hatem85@yahoo.com

Supporters mobilize for March 12 sentencing in Detroit

Rasmea Odeh Speaks: Gainesville Livestream

Event Information
Date: 
Thu, 2015-02-19 20:00 - 21:00
Location: 
UF, Anderson Hall room 34 Gainesville, FL 32611
United States

Join UF Students for Justice in Palestine on Thursday, February 19th at 8 pm to watch a livestream of Rasmea Odeh speaking. 

During this live stream, viewers will be able to submit questions for Rasmea herself to answer. This will be a great way to hear firsthand about the political repression Rasmea Odeh, 67 year old Palestinian community organizer, has faced from the US and also from Israel.

Hope to see you all there!

Court denies motions from Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh

Supporters mobilize for March 12 sentencing in Detroit

Chicago’s 67-year-old Palestinian community leader, Rasmea Odeh, is set to appear in a Detroit federal court for sentencing on March 12, following her conviction on a single charge of Unlawful Procurement of Naturalization.  Three days ago, Judge Gershwin Drain issued an order denying two motions by Odeh’s defense team.

Rasmea Odeh: Phoenix Livestream Solidarity 2/15

Event Information
Date: 
Sun, 2015-02-15 12:30 - 14:00
Location: 
Phoenix Center for the Arts (Conference Room)
1202 N 3rd St.
Phoenix, AZ
United States

Date and time: Sunday, 2/15 from 12:30 to 2:00pm

Location: Phoenix Center for the Arts (Conference Room), 1202 N 3rd St. Phoenix, AZ

 

Rasmea Odeh is a 67-year old Palestinian-American community activist who faces up to 10 years in prison and deportation for a politically-motivated immigration charge. 

First, we will sum up Israel's 2014 attack on Gaza and the heroic and victorious Palestinian Resistance and Rasmea Odeh's case. 

Then, Rasmea will give a prepared talk and take questions that are submitted via chat or email. 

South Florida Speaks With Rasmea Odeh!

Event Information
Date: 
Thu, 2015-02-19 18:00 - 19:00
Location: 
Florida International University
11200 SW 8th St,
Miami, FL 33199
United States

Join South Florida as welcome long-time activist and Palestinian hero, Rasmea Odeh! She will be joining us via live-stream to hold a conversation about her persecution by the US government and about government repression of political activists in this country. This is an AMAZING opportunity for those of us who have organized around Rasmea's case for the last year to hear from the woman herself and to ask her any questions we may have for her! 

Drop the Charges Against Rasmea! - Informational Protest

Event Information
Date: 
Thu, 2015-02-12 12:00 - 13:00
Location: 
University of New Mexico Bookstore
2301 Central NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131
United States

February 9th-21st is the national week of solidarity with Rasmea Odeh!

On October 22, 2013, Rasmea Yousef Odeh was arrested by agents of the Department of Homeland Security.

She was indicted in federal court, charged with "Unlawful Procurement of Naturalization" based on immigration document answers she filed 20 years ago.

Wave of support builds for Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh; Supporters mobilize for March 12 Sentencing

Protests, speaking events, and fundraisers are being organized across the U.S. as part of the growing national movement to win justice for Rasmea Odeh. A new website, justice4rasmea.org, will serve as an information clearinghouse and organizing resource for the growing campaign. This is a critical time, as Odeh will appear in court on March 12 for a sentencing hearing, where she faces up to 10 years in prison and deportation.

Rasmea Live Feed

Event Information
Date: 
Thu, 2015-02-19 19:15 - 21:00
Location: 
Pan African Connection
828 4th Ave.
Dallas, TX
United States

Livefeed discussion with Rasmea Odeh, February 19 at 7:15 p.m., at Pan African Connection.

Palestinian American activist Rasmea Odeh has been targeted by the FBI to punish her for the work she has done for the Palestinian community. Last November she was convicted of felonies for errors on years old immigration paperwork. Now she is awaiting sentencing. Her court date is March 12, and she may go to prison.

On February 19, she will join us for a live feed talk about her experiences, the current case, and what this means for her and for other activists.

Rasmea Odeh: Live Stream Solidarity

Event Information
Date: 
Sun, 2015-02-15 12:30 - 14:30
Location: 
Revolutionary Grounds Books and Coffee
606 N 4th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85705
United States

We will briefly sum up Israel's 2014 attack and the heroic and victorious Palestinian Resistance and Rasmea Odeh's case. 

Then, Rasmea will give a prepared talk and take questions that are submitted via chat or email. 

The campaign to defend long-time Palestinian American leader Rasmea Odeh has reached a critical stage. 

Palestine Solidarity Potluck and Social with Rasmea

Event Information
Date: 
Fri, 2015-02-13 18:00 - 21:00
Location: 
Marquette University
PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201
United States

PSC is hosting another Palestine Solidarity Social! 

Marquette University Lalumiere Hall Rm 288

6pm social
7pm Rasmea talk

With so many in the Milwaukee area working on various Palestine related efforts, we hope to come together for a night of food and conversation. Let's share ideas and strengthen our movement!

At 7pm Rasmea Odeh will make a skype appearance to update us on her legal battle. She is currently awaiting sentencing in March, and there will be upcoming actions to defend her from the politically motivated witch hunt.