Friday, December 31, 2010

Jan 25: Protest FBI and Grand Jury Repression!

Join the National Day of Action on Tuesday, January 25, 2011

In December 2010, under the direction of U.S.
Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, the FBI delivered 9
new subpoenas in Chicago to anti-war and
Palestine solidarity activists - bringing the
total number of subpoenaed activists to 23.
Patrick Fitzgerald’s office is ordering the 9 to
appear at a Grand Jury in Chicago on January 25.

In response, we are calling for protests across
the country and around the world to show our
solidarity. Hundreds of organizations and
thousands of people will be protesting at Federal
Buildings, FBI offices, and other appropriate
places, showing solidarity with the 9 newly
subpoenaed activists and with all the activists
whose homes were raided by the FBI.

Fitzgerald’s expanding web of repression already
includes the 14 subpoenaed when the FBI stormed
into homes on September 24th, carting away
phones, computers, notebooks, diaries and
children’s artwork. In October, all fourteen
activists from Chicago, Minneapolis, and Michigan
decided to not participate in the secret
proceedings of Fitzgerald’s Grand Jury. Each
signed a letter invoking their Fifth Amendment
rights. However, three women from Minneapolis -
Tracy Molm, Anh Pham and Sarah Martin - are
facing re-activated subpoenas. They are standing
strong and we are asking you to stand with them –
and with the newly subpoenaed nine activists – by
protesting Patrick Fitzgerald and his use of the
Grand Jury and FBI to repress anti-war and international
solidarity activists.

Defend free speech! Defend the right to
organize! Opposing war and occupation is not a crime!
**Tell Patrick Fitzgerald to call off the Grand Jury!
**Stop FBI raids and repression!

Please organize a local protest or picket in your
city or on your campus and e-mail us at to let us know what you have planned.

In Struggle,
--Tom Burke

The Committee to Stop FBI Repression - - 612-379-3585

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