Thursday December 13, 2018
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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/17/14
The organizers of a weekly peace vigil on the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Bridge are urging people to attend the Wednesday, June 18 vigil as an initial way of speaking out against a new U.S. war on Iraq.
BY Tom Burke | Chicago, IL | 6/14/14
With sectarian militants seizing cities and towns across northern Iraq and threatening war on Bagdad, President Obama announced on June 13, “We will not be sending US troops back into combat in Iraq, but I have asked my national security team to prepare a range of other options.” In response, antiwar leaders in the US are speaking out against US intervention and mobilizing people to protest US war moves.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Beirut, Lebanon | 6/02/14
Prominent Chicago- based anti-war activist Joe Iosbaker is in route to Damascus, Syria where he will participate in a delegation of observers for the Syrian election’s.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/02/14
Twin Cities area peace and anti-war groups held a protest at the office of Senator Amy Klobuchar, May 30, to respond to President Obama’s announcement that the U.S. plans to leave nearly 10,000 troops in Afghanistan.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Damascus, Syria | 6/02/14
Ten people from the U.S., Canada and Ireland have traveled to Syria to observe the presidential elections taking place here June 3.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/24/14
The Twin Cities-based Anti-War Committee (AWC) held a program called “The War Next Door: U.S. Role in Colombia's Civil War,” March 22 here at May Day Bookstore. Speakers included Eden Yosief, of SEIU Healthcare, who recently traveled to Colombia, along with AWC organizers Jess Sundin and Meredith Aby-Keirstead.
BY staff | United States | 2/26/14
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/17/14
On, Feb. 16, Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) organized an event for Mother Agnes-Mariam of the Cross, the Mother Superior at the Monastery and Convent of Saint James in Qara, Syria, to speak via Skype to a packed room at the 4200 Cedar Community Center here.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 2/12/14
Activists from the MN Anti-War Committee, Students for a Democratic Society at the U of MN, Women Against Military Madness, Veterans for Peace, and the Coalition for Palestinian Rights protested the impact of the U.S. use of drones around the world, Feb.11, at the University of Minnesota Law School.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/27/13
Activists from the Twin Cities will be joining people from six Midwest states in Chicago this weekend to protest drone warfare at the headquarters of Boeing Company.
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