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South Bay Says: Stop the FBI Raids
by Tian Harter photos/Text by RR
Friday Jan 28th, 2011 5:23 PM
Last September the FBI questioned Skyline Community College veteran professor of Economics, Masao Suzuki. On the same day that Suzuki was questioned by the FBI, seven anti-war activists' homes were served subpoenas to appear at a Grand Jury in Chicago, Illinois. On February 25th South Bay peace and justice advocates marched in response to FBI raids.
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Masao Suzuki spoke at the rally and march held in downtown San Jose on February 25th.

From Arab Organizing:

The FBI questioned ten-year Skyline Community College veteran professor of Economics, Masao Suzuki Sept. 24, at 7 a.m. Suzuki has been active as a self-proclaimed antiwar activist and is part of several organizations in San Jose, where he lives. He has also recently published an article in the November issue of The Advocate, a publication by the American Federation of Teachers Local 1493, of which he is Executive Committee Co-Representative, describing the events.

"Basically a young man asked my name, and I said yes that was me, and he said he was from the FBI and asked if he could ask me a few questions, and I exercised my right to not answer his questions," said Suzuki when explaining the events of the morning of Sept. 24. "He said he could come back later, and I said no, and he said he could come to my work and ask me a few questions, and I said no I didn't want to talk to him, and he said that if I didn't want to answer his questions he'd ask my neighbors and co-workers instead, and I took that as a threat."

"He did actually ask my neighbor, about meetings at my house," added Suzuki.

On the same day that Suzuki was questioned by the FBI, seven anti-war activists' homes were served subpoenas to appear at a Grand Jury Oct. 5 in Chicago, Illinois, according to Suzuki's article in The Advocate.

More photos of the protest by Tian Harter @ http://tian.greens.org/SanJose/StopTheFBI/index.html
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