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33 Cities, Including SF + San Jose, to Have Protests on Fri. Sept. 30th
San Francisco -- Rally & picket at Federal Bldg, 450 Golden Gate,SF -- Friday 9/30 at 8:00 a.m.
San Jose, Calif. -- Two protests on 9/30. Lunchtime protest 1130am-1 pm at French Consulate, 2nd Street & Santa Clara....Afternoon protest 4:30-6 pm at Federal Bldg, 2nd Street near San Carlos.
33 cities say: "Stop the War against the Haitian People"
The following places in 12 countries will have demonstrations or other Haiti solidarity events on or around September 30, 2005, as part of an international campaign in solidarity with the Haiti people.
1. San Francisco -- Rally & picket at Federal Bldg, 450 Golden Gate,SF -- Friday 9/30 at 8:00 a.m.
2. Miami -- Demonstration 9/30 at 11 a.m. at the Brazilian consulate, 80 SW 8th St
3. Durban, South Africa
4. Sao Paulo, Brazil
5. Dublin, Ireland -- Demonstration at 6 pm on 9/30
6. Santiago, Chile
7. Vancouver -- Demonstration from 5 to 6 pm on 9/30 at Main Library, 350 W.Georgia St, downtown Vancouver
Also at 8:45pm on 9/30, there will be a showing of the Nicolas Rossier film "Aristide and the Endless Revolution" at Granville 5 cinema, Granville Street, as part of the Vancouver Intl Film Festival.
8. New York City -- Patizan Jezikri will hold a mass starting at 9 am on Saturday, Oct 1st at Holy Innocent Church in Brooklyn (Beverly Rd & East 17th). Following the mass there will be a march sponsored by Committee against Genocide in Haiti, from 11am to3 pm. The march will take Beverly Rd to Flatbush ave to Church ave, down Nostrand to rally at Nostrand and Foster Avenues. [Note: This is an independent event planned months before the Call for an International Day of Solidarity with Haiti was issued.]
9. Brasilia, Brazil
10. Montreal -- Demonstration at US consulate on 9/30 from Noon to 3 pm. Also, on Saturday, Oct 1st, at 7 pm, showing of the Katherine Kean film "Rezistans" at 2651 Cremazie Est (corner 2nd ave)
13. Dominican Republic
16. Fredericton (New Brunswick, Canada) -- Public meeting on Sept 27, at 7 pm, Tilley Hall, UNB
17. Halifax (Nova Scotia) -- Public meeting on 9/30 at 7 pm, Dalhousie University, Weldon Law Bldg
18. Tatamagouche (Nova Scotia) -- Screening of Kevin Pina film, "Haiti: the Untold Story" on Oct 2, at 3:30 pm.
19. New Glasgow (Nova Scotia) - Public meeting at New Glasgow library, Oct 3 at noon
20. Antigonish (Nova Scotia) -- Public meeting at the Coady Institute at 7 pm
21. San Jose, Calif. -- Two protests on 9/30. Lunchtime protest 1130am-1 pm at French Consulate, 2nd Street & Santa Clara....Afternoon protest 4:30-6 pm at Federal Bldg, 2nd Street near San Carlos.
22. Toronto - Public meeting and film showing on 9/30....Haiti workshop at Youth Action Conference on 9/30
23. Paris, France
24. Los Angeles - Rally & picket at the Brazilian consulate, 8484 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills -- 9/30 at noon
27. Enterprise, Oregon
28. Hayward CA
29. Charlottetown, Canada -- Public meeting on Sept 29 at 2:30 pm, UPEI, Irving Theatre
30. Washington, DC
31. Portland, Oregon - Film showing of Kevin Pina film "Haiti: Harvest of Hope" at People\'s Food Cooperative,
3029 SE 21st Avenue, on Sept. 28 at 7 pm....On 9/30 Portland Haiti activists will conduct a "call-in", "fax blast" and "email blast" to contact US officials, MINUSTAH (UN) and Haitian government officials -- "calling for a end to political persecution, the return of Haiti\'s legitimate elected officials, release of all political prisoners, and for an end to the UN\'s role in supporting the illegal Interim Government. These things must happen before elections can take place."
32. Northampton, Mass
33. San Jose, Costa Rica
For more information, or to add your city or town to this mobilization, email the Sept 30th Organizing Committee at sub [at] sonic.net or call 510-847-8657.
PLEASE SEND DETAILS OF THE ACTION IN YOUR CITY.
o Stop the Massacres of the Poor by UN troops, Haitian National Police and paramilitary mercenaries under police control
Restore the Democratically Elected Government of President Aristide
o Free Father Jean-Juste and all the more than 1000 Political Prisoners in Haiti’s jails
o End the Brutal US/UN Occupation – Restore Haiti’s Sovereignty
o Open an independent inquiry into the February 29, 2004 coup and forced removal oif President Aristide -- including the role of the US, France and Canada.