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Rally for Israeli militarism to hit Berkeley MLK weekend
A January 16th rally for militarism is being planned in Berkeley to protest Congresswoman Barbara Lee's vote against the apartheid wall. In response, Peace and justice groups are mobilizing, and a vigil will be held to support the rule of international law, to honor the legacy of Dr. King, and offer real solutions towards peace.
Please go to http://www.tomjoad.org/jan16vigil.htm to learn why a misnamed January 16th "Rally Against Global Terror" in Berkeley is really a Rally for more militarism, for a continuation of occupation, home demolitions, Wall building, ethnic cleansing.
The website offers personal commentary regarding the promoters of this Rally, and their real agenda. The Rally is being organized by an alliance of religious extremists and pro-militarists coming to Berkeley to protest a vote Barbara Lee cast (Lee opposed a Congressional resolution in support of the Apartheid wall and opposing the action taken by the International Court of Justice that ruled it a violation of international law--So Barbara Lee spoke for those who support International Law by opposing this resolution).
Learn how you and your organization can spread the word regarding a sane response to this promotion of militarism at the time we celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A vigil for Global Justice will be organized.
All groups who support the option of justice instead of militarism, in Iraq, in Palestine, in Haiti, and everywhere, are encouraged to participate. This is an attack on all of us, and we need to respond together.
It is also an opportunity to present an alternative vision, of making real peace with justice rather than the making of war; of providing hope, and rejecting fear, hate, and despair.
Time is short. Spread the word. Go to the website for complete information.