BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 4/12/15
Some 30 people braved rain, sleet, hail and snow for a protest to build the international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, and to remember the Palestinian village of Deir Yassin. The Minnesota Anti-War Committee (AWC) organized a bannering at the busy Lake Street and Nicollet Avenue intersection, complete with Palestinian flags, signs and a new banner that read, “Boycott Israeli apartheid, boycott Coke!”
BY staff | Moscow, Russia | 4/12/15
The Anti-Globalization Movement (AGM) of Russia, in cooperation with the Anti-Maidan movement and Yemen Students Union, held a demonstration at the U.S. Embassy here, April 12, to protest the U.S./Saudi-led war on Yemen.
BY Mick Kelly | Chicago, IL | 3/31/15
Joe Iosbaker, a prominent Chicago-based anti-war leader, is urging opposition to the rapidly escalating U.S./Saudi war on the people of Yemen. “Anti-war forces must condemn military aggression by the Saudi king against the people of Yemen. U.S. imperialism is fully behind this, of course. The U.S. wanted to continue to target Yemen for their drone warfare operations in that country, as well as in the Horn of Africa, to attack Somalia and elsewhere.”
BY Sarah Martin | Minneapolis, MN | 3/29/15
Sharon Rice Vaughan, a longtime and respected member of Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) and the Twin Cities peace and justice movements, died in a car crash in Havana, Cuba on March 24. Her sudden and untimely death leaves a big hole in our community.
BY Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine | Palestine | 3/28/15
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following March 21 statement for the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 3/27/15
On March 25, around 30 people braved cold winds to stand on the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue bridge over the Mississippi River to protest the escalation of hostilities by the U.S. towards Venezuela.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 3/24/15
Around 200 protesters took to the streets here, March 21, to mark the 12th anniversary of the start of the U.S. war on Iraq.
BY Cannon Atkinson | Salt Lake City, UT | 3/23/15
A dozen people gathered in front of the Wallace F. Bennet Federal Building on March 20 to protest on the anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
BY Michael Sampson | Washington D.C. | 3/23/15
On March 21, outside the White House in Lafayette Park, hundreds gathered to protest U.S. wars.
BY Gregory Lucero | Salt Lake City, UT | 3/18/15
Protesters came together in Salt Lake City, March 12, just hours after Rasmea Odeh walked out of a courtroom in Detroit and greeted 200 cheering supporters. Odeh is out on bond pending the appeal of her conviction for an immigration fraud charge. Odeh’s sentence of 18 months in prison and deportation was put on hold.