Speaking Up Over Attorney General’s Silence On FBI Misdeeds

Irate peace activists interrupted US Attorney General Eric Holder’s speech about youth programs several times in frustration for what they characterize as an FBI Witch Hunt violating the First Amendment rights of citizens to protest. Holder is one of the few people in the country who could reign in this action, but he has so far refused to comment on it or to act in any way

Minneapolis Anti-War Committee Chalks Up FBI

The Anti-War Committee and a number of their allies staged a protest rally on chalked sidewalks in front of the Minneapolis FBI office yesterday. The FBI has issued 23 subpoenas for the Chicago Grand Jury including nine from Minnesota. The Minnesotans’ homes were raided last September 24. Repeat subpoenas were issued to three of the Minnesota groups but they, like the rest of the targets, have refused to appear before the Grand Jury.

Peace Activists In Chicago Protest FBI Raids

Peace Activists In Chicago Protest FBI Raids

On Jan. 25, demonstrators held rallies in over 50 cities worldwide to protest the FBI’s September 2010, raids on 14 peace activists and subsequent Grand Jury subpoenas of 23 different activists — 9 of whom are involved in solidarity work with Palestine. All of those who received summons to testify before a Grand Jury in Chicago refused, through their attorneys.

The Free Speech Nightmare Is Going To Get Worse

There is a long history of periodic government attacks on civil liberties from Revolutionary days, Civil War, World War I, the 1930s and of course the McCarthy era. Targets have differed from the communists of the 50s to “terrorists” today.

FBI Raid Targets Ordered To Appear In Front Of Grand Jury

A showdown is in the making between the government and three Twin Cities anti-war activists targeted by the FBI. Tracy Molm, Anh Pham and Sarah Martin have received word from the U.S. Attorney’s Office that that they will be called to appear in front of a Chicago Grand Jury. Groups supporting the three plan to hold a news conference today at 4:30 pm at the Minneapolis Federal Building.

Voices Of FBI Raid Targets

Why did the FBI need to confiscate a knitting pattern, several T-shirts, scarves plus the private papers of a recently deceased grandfather of one of the targets?