Rasmea Odeh moves toward new trial as supporters show solidarity

At the Federal courthouse in Detroit, Michigan, Palestinian-American community organizer Rasmea Odeh came one step closer to getting a fair day in court, as a sizeable crowd of supporters from across the country rallied outside on June 13. After over an hour in judge’s chambers, Odeh and lead defense attorney Michael Deutsch emerged to tell…

Rasmea Odeh returns to court next month

Palestinian community organizer Rasmea Odeh will return to court in Detroit on June 13th, following up on a February ruling that the Chicago-based activist was improperly convicted of immigration naturalization fraud in November 2014. The February decision came from the Sixth U.S. Court of Appeals, and held that potentially exculpatory evidence in the form of…