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Join Witness Against Torture's Days of Action in D.C. June 22-25 2011

CALL TO ACTION – JOIN US ON JUNE 22-25, 2011

We must continue to speak and act against the ongoing crime of Guantanamo!

We walk in shame and grief and anger.

We walk mindful of broken promises, hollow words, and bankrupt institutions.

We walk for men torn from their families and homelands, tortured and abused by this nation, still detained without charge or trial after all these years.

March with WRL on April 9 in NYC!

banner: The Great Iraqi Revolution

On Saturday, April 9, 2011 WRL members and members of many other peace and justice groups will be meeting at the Gandhi statue at Union Square West and 15th Street at 12pm. 

WESPAC and WRL are also calling for group participation in a feeder march to Union Square that will leave at 11:30am from the Information Booth inside of Grand Central Station at 42nd St. We will be marching on the sidewalk. 

Israeli Apartheid Week 2011

Throughout March 2011, in cities all around the globe, Palestine solidarity activists are participating in Israeli Apartheid Week. IAW is a flurry of events which aim to expose the multiple ways the state of Israel commits the crime of Apartheid, as well as call on global civil society to participate in BDS – boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel and its institutions.

April 8 2011 Pentagon Action

Announcing an April 8 Civil Resistance Action at the Pentagon:

We will come together in solidarity to act in resistance against the activities of the U.S. military and form autonomous affinity groups that will be acting in nonviolent civil resistance at the Pentagon on April 8.  We will encourage groups to descend on the Pentagon around noon on April 8, but each group will decide when and where to meet to begin their action.

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