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Plan 1 DAY Nationwide General Strike

Date:
Sunday, November 24, 2002
Time:
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Type:
Meeting
Organizer/Author:
Donna Wallach
Location Details:
Humanist Hall, 390 27th Street Oakland, CA (between Telegraph and Broadway) 411 28th St. wheelchair access to this same building) Walking distance from 19th Street BART

Calling for a One Day Nationwide General Strike To STOP the War abroad and at home Buy Nothing - No Work - No School Mass Rallies, Speak outs, Demonstrations Planning meeting Sunday, November 24th, 2002 at 4 PM @ the Humanist Hall, Oakland 390 27th street (between Telegraph and Broadway) Wheelchair access 411 ) · In Afghanistan, over 3,000 Afghanistan civilians have been killed since Oct. 7, 2001. · In Palestine, over 1,960 Palestinian have been killed since Sept. 28, 2000. · In Iraq, over 1.5 million Iraqis, mainly children have been killed by the economic sanctions imposed by the USA since March 1991. · In Guatemala, as a result of CIA-sponsored coup in 1954 and death squads trained at School of the Americas (SOA), 6 million indigenous Mayan Indians have no social or economic justice, over 150,000 Guatemalans have been killed or disappeared, tens-of-thousands have been forced to flee to Mexico, 1 million have been displaced inside the country and more than 440 Indian villages have been destroyed. · In the United States of America, 780 people have been executed since 1976 when the death penalty was reinstated in the USA. The USA has over 2,000,000 people incarcerated in the prison industrial complex, more than half are people of color and most of these people committed non-violent crimes. Since 9/11/01, the police have killed over 144 people. Here in the United States, homelessness is at an all-time high and people without homes are criminalized. Since 9/11, disappeared people here in the US have grown. Administrative detentions, denying people access to their attorney's, preventing attorneys from knowing the charges and whereabouts of their clients, and refusing families requests to know where their loved ones are have become commonplace. The exact number of people being held is still unknown, since the government refuses to divulge that information. If the truth be told, this country was founded on the genocide of the indigenous people, theft of the land, and the slavery of Africans. Tens of Millions of indigenous people of this land have been killed by American regimes. Email to Endorse. Current Endorsers: Third World Forum UC Davis, Black August Coordinating Committee, Bay Area AIM, Prisoners Rights Union, Freedom Socialist Party, Huff Santa Cruz, Coalition on Homelessness, Cesar Cruz of 4 Winds Student Movement, Richard Aoki, Yuri Kochiyama, Justice for Palestinians, People’s United Front. For more information, please call Donna Wallach at (408) 293-4774, James Cosner at (510) 836-4321, or Mike Cheng at (530) 759-8892.
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