Two political activists say they are not going to participate in a federal investigation.
The FBI raided three Portland homes last week as part of what they call an ongoing violent crime investigation.
However, activists call it political repression and say an upcoming grand jury meeting is to investigate anarchists in the Northwest.
In a press conference on Wednesday morning, Dennison Williams and Leah-Lynne Plante say they were subpoenaed last week and they will not be cooperating with the grand jury when it meets on Thursday.
A group called the Committee Against Political Repression claims that several local activists like Williams and Plante were targeted and that agents seized anarchist material.
The FBI still isn't commenting on what or who they are investigating.
In a statement today, Williams said that if they appear before a grand jury, they will not answer any questions nor will they talk about other people.
"This grand jury is a tool of political repression. It is attempting to turn individuals against each other by coercing those subpoenaed to testify against their communities," said Williams.
The Committee Against Political Repression provided FOX 12 with a copy of one of the warrants served last week. It says that officers were looking for black clothing, sticks, flags, anti-government or anarchist literature and computers, cell phones and storage devices.
The warrant says the items seized could be evidence of destruction of government property, intent to riot and conspiracy.
The FBI said the investigation is ongoing and they have no comment on the warrant.
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