November 14, NYC: Emergency Action for Rasmea Odeh

EMERGENCY Action in Solidarity with Rasmea Odeh – NYC Friday Nov. 14 from 3:30pm at `26 Federal Plaza` / Jacob Javits Fed. Bldg., physically at Broadway & Thomas St., nr. Worth St. & Duane St., J, 4, 5, 6, R, A, C, N, Q, #1, E & PATH stops & buses via Broadway or via Trinity Pl./Church St. or via [...]

Without a full and fair trial, Rasmea found guilty

Rasmea Defense Committee statement Contact: Hatem Abudayyeh, 773.301.4108, hatem85@yahoo.com Without a full and fair trial, Rasmea found guilty. Detention hearing at 2 PM. In a travesty of justice, Rasmea Odeh today was found guilty of one count of Unlawful Procurement of Naturalization.  For over [...]

Rasmea and her defense finish strong on last day of trial! Join us in Detroit for jury deliberations!

Join us in Detroit again Monday, November 10th, for the jury deliberations!  Picket at 8 AM at the courthouse on 231 W. Lafayette Blvd. in downtown Detroit. Transportation will be provided for Chicagoans at 11:30 PM on Sunday, November 9th, at the Mosque Foundation, 7360 W. 93rd Street in [...]

Trial Day 3: Rasmea takes the stand!

Rasmea’s supporters packed the courtroom in anticipation of her taking the stand, but the day began first with the continued testimony and cross examination of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Agent Douglas Scott Pierce. Under cross by defense attorney Jim Fennerty, Pierce revealed [...]

Rasmea Trial Day 2: Defense opens with scathing indictment of Israel

Opening statements were made today in the trial of Rasmea Odeh, beloved leader of Chicago’s Palestinian community, and the first witnesses for the prosecution were called to the stand. Again, supporters from across the Midwest packed the courtroom, with many filing into an overflow room. Assistant [...]

Angela Davis: Free Rasmea Odeh, political prisoner

The following op-ed, by former US political prisoner, feminist scholar, and Black movement leader Angela Davis, appeared in the Detroit News of November 4, 2014: Free Rasmea Odeh, Political Prisoner by Angela Davis Rasmea Odeh is fighting for her citizenship and for her freedom. She is scheduled to [...]

Day 1: Report from the political trial of Rasmea Odeh

First Day of Rasmea Odeh Trial (Report from the Rasmea Defense Committee)  Ninety supporters of Palestinian community leader Rasmea Odeh filled an overflow courtroom today for the beginning of her trial in Detroit, MI. They came from Chicago, Minneapolis, Grand Rapids, Ohio, Milwaukee, Ann Arbor, [...]

November 4, San Jose: Justice for Rasmea Odeh

SOUTH BAY ACTIVISTS DEMAND: JUSTICE FOR RASMEA ODEH Join the South Bay Committee Against Political Repression in protes against attempted railroading of respected Palestinian-America activist Rasmea Odeh WHERE: MLK Library, 150 E San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 9511 WHEN: Tuesday, November 4th, 5-6 [...]

November 4, Gainesville: Solidarity with Rasmea Odeh

Tuesday, November 4 1:30 PM Turlington Plaza – University of Florida Gainesville More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1517128785211554/ University of Florida Students for Justice in Palestine and Students for a Democratic Society will be hosting a demonstration in solidarity with Rasmea Odeh [...]

November 4, Oakland: All Out for Rasmea!

Drop the Charges against Rasmea Odeh! Demand an end to the unjust and unfair trial of a torture survivor. On Tuesday, November 4th, a judge is starting a trial that threatens to charge human rights activist Rasmea Odeh with a 10-year sentence and deportation. JOIN US TO EXPRESS OUR SOLIDARITY WITH [...]
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