Press Coverage

January 25 Day of Action Round up

Activists around the world demand: "FBI Hands Off Peace Activists!"

General coverage of actions

All out Jan. 25 to stop FBI repression

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Workers World

Workers World newspaper places its full support behind the proposal from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression for everyone who can to join the day of action set for Jan. 25. The challenge is serious. Every movement activist and every class-conscious worker should be ready to take part — if they are serious about defending the right to show solidarity with those around the world who oppose imperialism.

Labor Notes: Unions Condemn FBI 'Fishing Expedition'

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Labor Notes

Article by Howard Ryan and Jane Slaughter | Fri, 01/07/2011 - 2:04pm

The 30,000-member Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) passed a resolution Wednesday calling on the FBI to “stop using the national security laws to intimidate people from using their First Amendment rights.” The resolution arose because of FBI raids last September in Chicago and the Twin Cities on the homes of 14 anti-war activists, 10 of whom are also union members.

US activists facing grand jury garner broad support

Media Outlet: 
The Electronic Intifada

Reprinted from The Electronic Intifada.

 


 

Report, The Electronic Intifada, 7 January 2011

Activists across the US have protested FBI repression against anti-war, labor

Notions postulate of tyranny

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LA Activist

Notions postulate of tyranny

January 2, 2011 By Dan Bluemel

In the 1960s and ’70s, and even before that, the Federal Bureau of Investigation ran a counter-intelligence program, known as COINTELPRO, where federal agents spied on, infiltrated and disrupted anti-war, civil rights and social justice organizations.

Pacifica Flashpoints: U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald expands his witch hunt against anti-war and Palestine solidarity activists

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Flashpoints

Coverage of the FBI/Grand Jury witch hunt against the anti-war movement starts at the 15:16 point of the audio with an in-depth interview with Maureen Murphy. You can listen to it here or at the Flashpoints website.

Democracy Now: FBI Expands Probe into Antiwar Activists

Democracy NowDemocracy Now coverage December 23, 2010 of the expanding probe into anti-war activists with 4 new subpoenas issued in Chicago, IL this week. Video coverage includes interview with Maureen Clare Murphy, Tracy Molm, Coleen Rowley, and Mike German.

Standing together against US government witch hunt

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The Electronic Intifada

Editorial, The Electronic Intifada, 22 December 2010

http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article11690.shtml

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