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Advocating Peace, Facing Violence and Hate

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Mon, Jul 21, 2014

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On July 18, 2014, members of CODEPINK DC attended a Stand With Israel rally at Farragut Square in Washington, D.C. to condemn the United States government for continuing to give aid to Israel. We hung tombstones with the names of people that had been killed by Israeli forces in Gaza and held signs that called [...]

URGENT CALL FOR A NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION THURSDAY, JULY 24: END THE ASSAULT ON GAZA AND LIFT THE BLOCKADE

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Mon, Jul 21, 2014

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Please join us this Thursday, July 24, in this urgent call to stop the Israeli offensive in Gaza and end the 7-year siege that has made life in Gaza so miserable. In this latest round of violence, over 500 Palestinians have been killed and thousands are injured.  Seventy-two percent of those are civilians, including over 80 [...]

Our Letter to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper: Free Khaled Al-Qazzaz

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Mon, Jul 7, 2014

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By Tyra Walker On July 3rd, 2014, CODEPINK sent a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada, urging him to take a stand for the release of Egyptian prisoner Khaled Al-Qazzaz, a permanent resident of Canada and father of four young Canadian children, who has now been detained for over 365 days. We encourage [...]

Baghdad Burning

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Sat, Jul 5, 2014

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Ten Years On... April 9, 2013 marks ten years since the fall of Baghdad. Ten years since the invasion. Since the lives of millions of Iraqis changed forever. It’s difficult to believe. It feels like only yesterday I was sharing day to day activities with the world. I feel obliged today to put my thoughts down on the blog once again, probably for the last time.

On July 4, Be a Patriot: Stop Another US Military Intervention in Iraq

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Thu, Jul 3, 2014

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By Medea Benjamin This July 4, the fireworks won’t just be in celebration of Independence Day. There will undoubtedly be fireworks in cities throughout the Middle East, as the region, engulfed in violence, further explodes. The US military and US taxdollars are already deeply entangled in Middle Easterners’ lives (and deaths), and President Obama is [...]

Schedule for Camp CODEPINK in Asheville, North Carolina!

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Wed, Jul 2, 2014

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Schedule for Camp CODEPINK in Asheville, North Carolina! VFP Conference Schedule: http://www.vfpnationalconvention.org/program.htm Thursday, July 24 1-2:30pm: CODEPINK Workshop at Veterans for Peace Conference We’ll get an update about how killer drones are being used worldwide, the global movement to ground them, and then look here at home. While there’s been much discussion about the dangers [...]

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