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Wed Oct 22 2014SF Demonstration in Solidarity with Kobane and Rojava Revolution
Members of the Kurdish diaspora in the Bay Area joined local anarchists on October 11 for a demonstration in solidarity with the Rojava Revolution and the Kurdish resistance in Kobane. Over 50 people took over Powell and Market in San Francisco withbanners and thousands of leaflets throughout the afternoon. Kurdish fighters part of the YPG and the all women YPJ units have managed to hold their own during a month-long siege despite suffering heavy casualties and fighting with outdated weapons compared with the advanced US-made weapons used by ISIS.
Thu Jun 26 2014 (Updated 02/07/15)Santa Cruz Community Holds Vigil for Iraq and Iraqis
Thu Jun 26 2014 (Updated 02/07/15)UCSC Students Raise Awareness about UC System's War Profiteering
In response to the recent threat of U.S. military attacks in Iraq, community members in Santa Cruz held a vigil for the Iraqi people on June 23 at the Town Clock. Those who participated in the vigil are calling for nonviolent diplomacy, reparation and repairs, no military intervention in Iraq, and an end to weapons sales in the Middle East. "We are sick and tired of violence being thought of as a way to prevent violence," a UCSC student said at the vigil.
Tue Nov 13 2012 (Updated 11/14/12)Crosses in Lafayette: The Need to Remember
Tue Nov 13 2012 (Updated 11/14/12)Memorial for Soldiers Killed in Iraq and Afghanistan Continues to Grow
On a small hill next to Deer Hill Road in the City of Lafayette, over 6,000 crosses have been erected and displayed as an on-going tribute, and to memorialize the soldiers, who have been killed in Iraq or Afghanistan. The hillside has been marked with controversy, and has sparked anger and even attracted counter protests to its existence.
Wed Sep 15 2010 (Updated 10/01/10)Ellsberg, Former Gov't Officials Kick Off Campaign to Free Bradley Manning
Wed Sep 15 2010 (Updated 10/01/10)Benefit for PFC Manning, Accused of Leaking Thousands of Documents and Combat Video
On September 16th, Daniel Ellsberg, US Army Col. and diplomat Ann Wright (ret.), senior CIA analyst Ray McGovern (ret.), and KPFA morning host Aimee Allison spoke in Oakland to kick off a nationwide campaign to free alleged whistleblower Bradley Manning, accused of leaking thousands of documents and combat video showing the gunning down of Iraqi civilians and journalists. The event was be streamed live on Indybay as well as Michael Moore's website.
Thu Feb 4 2010 (Updated 02/05/10)Rally in Solidarity with Iranian People and 1979 Revolution
Thu Feb 4 2010 (Updated 02/05/10)NorCal4Iran Rally in San Jose Marks 31st Anniversary of 1979 Revolution
On Saturday, February 6, a rally in support of the Iranian people and marking the 31st anniversary of the 1979 Iranian revolution will be held at 1pm at the Plaza De Cesar Chavez in San Jose. "The Iranian Revolution of 1979 stopped short of establishing a democratic government," say event organizers. "But today, after enduring more than three decades of renewed repression, Iranians are protesting once again to complete a mission that was left unfinished."
UNHCR begins its winter assistance programme for displaced Iraqis and refugees Saturday Nov 4th 2:02 AM
Dire lack of winter funding puts millions of refugees in Middle East at risk Friday Oct 13th 1:15 AM
Iraqi Kurdistan - A Report-back Thursday Sep 14th 6:59 PM
How Baghdad’s Youth Movement is Uniting A Divided Nation Friday Aug 4th 3:23 AM
War in Mosul draws to a brutal end Wednesday Jul 12th 2:42 AM
Thousands of Mosul children in grave danger Saturday Jun 24th 2:39 PM
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