See you soon, Rasmea

Rasmea Odeh has made a positive impact on my life, as she’s done for others like me. Resilience is a word commonly associated with one of the strongest women I’ve come to know, and that is exactly what Rasmea has instilled in me. You don’t have to search long or hard to find someone who…

150 of Rasmea’s supporters join her at plea hearing

Previously published on Justice4Rasmea.org by the Rasmea Defense Committee, led by USPCN and CSFR. On Tuesday, April 25, Palestinian American icon Rasmea Odeh was joined in Detroit by close to 150 supporters from across the Midwest, at a federal court plea hearing based on an agreement reached last month. Sentencing will be formally imposed on August…

Poem for Rasmea Odeh

To my Palestinian women You are beautiful  You are kind And you are strong You are everything of Palestine You are Palestine in her own very human form You are a woman who never stops fighting A powerhouse You are a community leader Every time I’m around you my heart feels as though it’s about…

Rasmea Odeh avoids prison by accepting plea deal

Palestinian community leader, activist, and torture survivor Rasmea Odeh announced through the Rasmea Defense Committee that she would accept a plea deal on her immigration charges, bringing her years-long fight with the U.S. justice system to an end. Considering the political climate, Odeh’s defense team announced that she had made the decision to plead guilty…