Topic: Free Speech and Assembly
Leaked FBI Memo Conjures Threat of Armed Conflict From Anarchist Groups Fighting for Immigrant Rights
The FBI is monitoring groups protesting U.S. border and immigration policies and considers them violent threats despite providing little evidence to support that claim.
Civil Society Leaders Demand Action After Revelations of FBI JTTF Spying on Anti-Pipeline Groups in Oregon
Leaders from international, national, and local organizations call on Governor Kate Brown to stop surveillance of communities opposing the Jordan Cove LNG export project.
2 Indian asylum seekers were deported, one on his 63rd day of hunger strike; 2 men remain on hunger strike, 68 days
‘Outrageous Behavior’ as Boston Judge Holds National Lawyers Guild Attorney in Contempt for Reading Case Law in Court
“All I was trying to do is to read the law to the court, and I was summarily arrested, handcuffed, brought down to the holding cell, held there for hours,” said Church.
The balloons come between 6 and 25 feet and in Chicago, the place they were founded, their use has become synonymous with workers on strike.
Five Fordham University students have won a landmark legal victory against Fordham University, which sought to prohibit them from forming a Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) club at their university.
These men are on hunger strike for their freedom after suffering prolonged detention, lack of due process, and discrimination. Yet ICE continues to escalate their retaliation against these men by subjecting them to involuntary procedures they refuse.
H.Res.496 Simply Affirms the Right that All Americans Have the Right to Participate in Boycotts in Pursuit of Civil & Human Rights
The First Amendment protects your right to boycott. Yet, many lawmakers don’t care about your constitutional rights.
Dissent Is Essential to Democracy: Statement on Trump’s Calls for His Congressional Critics to Leave the Country
Defending Rights & Dissent condemns in the strongest possible terms these remarks. Trump is willfully conflating criticizing him with hating the United States. He is demonizing dissent and engaging in racist demagoguery.Dissent is essential to democracy.