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FBI Crackdown on Antiwar Groups Targets Chicano, Brown Beret Activist Carlos Montes | DemocracyNow!

Supporters of a longtime California activist, Carlos Montes, rallied outside a courthouse in Los Angeles Tuesday calling on authorities to drop his prosecution. Montes faces four charges, including one for firearms possession that dates back to the 1960s. A longtime leader in the Chicano, immigrant rights and antiwar movements, Montes’ arrest in a May 2011 raid followed similar FBI raids ...

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United for Peace staging potests against FBI raids and harassment of antiwar activists

United for Peace and Justice writes that it stands in solidarity with the anti-war and international solidarity activists whose homes were raided by the FBI on Friday, Sept. 24. Homes in Chicago and Minneapolis were raided.  Doors were kicked in during the early morning raids and personal belongings including children’s artwork, posters of Martin Luther King, Jr, were taken, as ...

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