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Palestinian human rights campaigners call for December 12 day of action for political prisoners

Palestinian activists, including the Human Rights Defenders Group and the Free Shireen Issawi Campaign, have joined with global activists to call for a Global Political Prisoners Day on December 12-13. Follow the organizing group on Facebook here and read more about the day of action [...]
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National Lawyers Guild files brief asking for Rasmea Odeh’s freedom pending sentencing

DETROIT–The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) has filed a motion to be admitted as amicus curiae in the case of Rasmea Odeh, to support the request by Rasmea Odeh’s attorneys that the Court reconsider its decision to deny her bond pending sentencing on March 12, 2015. On November 10, 2014 the prominent [...]
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December 7, Anaheim, California: We Support Rasmea Odeh! Lecture by Marjorie Cohn

The Palestinian American Women’s Association of Southern California (PAWA) presents: WE SUPPORT RASMEA ODEH Join PAWA for a discussion presented by Marjorie Cohn, JD. Sunday, December 7 2:00 PM 907 S. Beach Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92804 Join us as we host Marjorie Cohn, Professor of Law at the Thomas [...]
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Take Action: Free the imprisoned Abu Jamal family! Stop collective punishment and attacks on Palestinians in Jerusalem

Israeli occupation forces have launched a campaign of collective punishment and mass arrests against the neighborhood of Jabal al-Mukabbir in Jerusalem, arresting the family members of Palestinian fighters, cousins Ghassan and Oday Abu Jamal, who were killed by occupation police forces after they [...]
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November 14, London: Protest in solidarity with Palestinian hunger striker

DATE: Friday 14th Nov 2014, 3:00pm – 5:00pmLOCATION: G4S CEO’s Office, The Peak, 5 Wilton Road, London SW1V 1LL (across the road from Victoria Station next to Apollo Theatre)FACEBOOK EVENT :  https://www.facebook.com/events/847846221901027 Join us as we protest outside the headquarters of G4S’s CEO [...]
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Week of Action to #FreeRasmeaOdeh

In front of all her supporters, U.S. marshals placed Rasmea in handcuffs and under arrest. She will be detained until her sentencing, which is set for March 10, 2015. Our immediate and urgent task is to get her released from jail.  The Rasmea Defense Committee with Students for Justice in Palestine [...]
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November 13, UC Davis: Mass Incarceration by Israel

Mass Incarceration by Israel: The Struggles of Palestinian Political Prisoners Thursday, November 13 12:00 PM UC Davis King Law School, Room 2304 Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/300618966806843/ Join UAW and SJP as we host guest speaker, Sahar Francis with comments by Michael [...]
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Oakland activists lock down US federal court to #FreeRasmeaOdeh

For Immediate Release – November 12, 2014 ACTIVISTS LOCKDOWN US FEDERAL COURT IN SUPPORT OF TORTURED CHICAGO COMMUNITY LEADER Oakland Rallies Against Conviction of Palestinian Organizer Press Contact: Lara Kiswani: 530.220.2842 (Oakland), Hatem Abudayyeh 773.301.4108 (Detroit) Where: Ronald V. [...]
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Chicago, November 12: Emergency Protest to #FreeRasmeaNow

Emergency protest to #FreeRasmeaNow Join USPCN and the Rasmea Defense Committee for the first protest in Rasmea’s home city since she was unjustly convicted and arrested two days ago. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/294617824061333 TODAY, Wednesday, November 12th, 2014, at 4:30 [...]
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November 12 and 14, Oakland: Emergency Actions to Free Rasmea Now

Free Rasmea Odeh Now! Drop the Charges against Rasmea Odeh! JOIN US TO CONTINUE TO EXPRESS OUR SOLIDARITY WITH RASMEA. Wednesday, November 12th @ 7:30am Oakland Federal Building: 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, CA  Rally, speak out, and flyering [MORE INFO] Friday, November 14th: Occupation, [...]
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