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International Day of Protest-Stop The Corporate Invasion of Iraq!

Date:
Tuesday, February 24, 2004
Time:
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Event Type:
Protest
Organizer/Author:
Nancy Mancias
Location Details:
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 12 NOON
Protest at Bechtel Corporate HQ
50 Beale Street (near Market), San Francisco


International Day of Protest
STOP THE CORPORATE INVASION OF IRAQ!

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 12 NOON
Protest at Bechtel Corporate HQ
50 Beale Street (near Market), San Francisco

While Halliburton, Bechtel, and other U.S. companies with close ties to the
Bush administration are raking in billions of dollars in "reconstruction"
contracts, Iraq is still a mess: the schools are in disrepair, the phones
don't work, electricity is intermittent, and the water isn't safe to drink.
Meanwhile, qualified Iraqi businesses say they are shut out of the
reconstruction of their own country, some 70% of Iraqi workers are
unemployed, and workers in state-owned enterprises (where the majority of
Iraqis work) are forbidden from forming unions. Join us for a lively, legal,
nonviolent action against war profiteering and in support of labor rights
for Iraqis.

Sponsored by AFSC, American Muslim Voice, Campaign to Stop the War
Profiteers (Institute for Southern Studies), CitizenWorks, CodePink,
CorpWatch, Democracy Rising, Direct Action to Stop the War, EPIC (Education
for Peace in Iraq Center), Global Exchange, Global Women?s Strike, National
Network to End the War Against Iraq, National Youth and Student Peace
Coalition, Ronald Reagan Home for the Criminally Insane, United for Peace
and Justice, US Labor Against War, and others.

For more info, see http://www.unitedforpeace.org. Email sideshowjeff@hotmail.com,
phone (415) 575-5552.
Added to the calendar on Tue, Feb 3, 2004 10:24AM
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