AAJA, UNITY Statement on Roxana Saberi

AAJA and UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc., jointly released the following statement on April 19 (cross-posted on FreeRoxana.net): We are deeply troubled by the news that American journalist Roxana Saberi has been found guilty of espionage by an Iranian court and sentenced to eight years in prison. We continue to believe in her innocence and … Continue reading AAJA, UNITY Statement on Roxana Saberi

Judy Chu Far Outdistancing Rivals in Fundraising for Congressional Seat

The breadth and strength of Judy Chu’s campaign for Congress was demonstrated again today as candidates reported their first fundraising numbers for this May 19 special election. In the first three months of 2009, Judy Chu collected an impressive $770,167, over $200,000 more than her nearest rival, State Senator Gil Cedillo. Judy Chu, Vice-Chair of … Continue reading Judy Chu Far Outdistancing Rivals in Fundraising for Congressional Seat