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Mon Mar 21 2011 (Updated 03/27/11) "End the wars and occupations in Iraq and Afghanistan! Stop the bombing of Libya!"
Thousands Take to the Streets on the 8th Anniversary of the Iraq War On March 19th, thousands of people took to the streets to demand an end to U.S. war and military intervention abroad and funding for peoples' needs at home. Demonstrations took place in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and many other cities across the United States and the world.

Despite cold, steady rain, 1,800 people marched and hundreds more rallied in San Francisco demanding an end to the wars and occupations around the world and the war on working people here. Speakers at the opening rally condemned the launching of a new war against Libya, which had begun just hours before.

A strong contingent from UNITE HERE Local 2, the SF hotel workers union, helped lead the march, which ended with a massive picket line in front of the boycotted Westin St. Francis hotel at Union Square. The demonstration was organized by the March 19 Coalition, which was initiated by the ANSWER Coalition.

Protests also took place around the country, including in Washington, D.C.; Phoenix, Arizona; Fort Bragg, Fresno, Laguna Hills, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz, California; Evergreen, Colorado; New Haven, Connecticut; Daytona Beach, North Miami and Orlando, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Dubuque and Iowa City, Iowa; Boston, Massachusetts; St. Paul, Minnesota; Biloxi, Mississippi; Kansas City, Missouri; Keene, New Hampshire; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Highland Park, New Jersey; Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Eugene, Medford and Portland, Oregon; King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; Austin, Dallas and Houston, Texas; Salt Lake City, Utah; Seattle, Washington; Racine, Wisconsin.

Read more | War Criminal Obama Bombs Libyan Hospitals | No to imperialist intervention in Libya! | San Francisco: imc_audio.gif Audio: Rally | Labor Picket | imc_photo.gif Photos: No-Nuke Contingent | Peace Rally | Anti-War Protest | Anti-War Demo | Fresno: imc_photo.gifBring Our War $$ Home | Santa Cruz: imc_photo.gif Photos: Rally | Additional Info | imc_photo.gif San Diego: Anti-War Protesters Target Obama

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