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Chicago: Four protests in four weeks against U.S. war on Syria

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July 11, 2013
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Chicago protest against U.S.-backed war on Syria.
Chicago protest against U.S.-backed war on Syria. (Photo by Layla Layloush)
Nancy Wade, Green Party candidate for the Fifth Congressional District speaking
Nancy Wade, Green Party candidate for the Fifth Congressional District speaking at the rally

Chicago, IL - Protesters gathered for the fourth week in a row to oppose the U.S. sending arms directly to the Syrian rebels. Organizers included the Anti-War Committee – Chicago, Syrian American Forum, U.S. Palestinian Community Network (Chicago), A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition (Chicago), and March 19th Coalition. Nancy Wade, Green Party candidate for the Fifth Congressional District spoke at the rally, saying, “The corporate backed politicians in both parties must stop their wars for profit and meet the needs of the people here for jobs, healthcare, housing and schools!”

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