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Sun Jan 28 2007 (Updated 04/07/07)
March 18th Mass Anti-War Protests
Protests in Large and Small Cities to Commemorate 4th Iraq War Anniversary
The 4th anniversary of the US-led war on Iraq is being commemorated this weekend. Local vigils took place on Friday and Saturday, and a big ANSWER march is taking place in San Francisco on Sunday. The SF march starts with a rally at noon in Justin Herman Plaza. Around 1pm, protesters will march up Market St. for another rally in Civic Center Plaza. imc_photo.gif Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | imc_video.gif Video: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | imc_article.gif Interviews

Protests took place in cities across California, including Eureka (imc_photo.gif Photos), Arcata (imc_photo.gif Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 ), Chico (imc_photo.gif Photos), Sacramento (imc_photo.gif Photos: 1 | 2), Fresno (imc_video.gif Video 1 | 2 | 3), Walnut Creek, Palo Alto (imc_photo.gif Photos), San Jose (imc_photo.gif Photos), and Los Angeles.

2007 is the 40th anniversary of the historic 1967 anti-war march to the Pentagon during the Vietnam War. On Saturday March 17th, people from around the country gathered in Washington, DC to march on the Pentagon and demand that the US get out of Iraq now. ANSWER says, "The message of the 1967 march was 'From Protest to Resistance,' and marked a turning point in the development of a countrywide mass movement" (imc_photo.gif Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 ). There were also other protests around the country in Philadelphia, New York City, Ann Arbor, Oklahoma City, Portland, Colorado Springs, Houston, Rochester, Brussels Belgium, Melbourne Australia, Perth Australia, Sydney Australia, Gothenburg Sweden, Tokyo Japan and Madrid Spain.

On Friday, a Christian Peace Witness for Iraq rally, march, and prayer vigil was held at 3:00pm in San Francisco's Boedekker Park (Jones St. @ Eddy St.). A Christian Peace Witness for Iraq candlelight vigil was held on Friday night at 7pm in Santa Cruz.

US Indymedia: Nationwide Anti-War Protests Remember Two Anniversaries: 2003 and 1967 | Democracy Now: Mass Protests Mark Fourth Anniversary of Iraq War | WSWS: US antiwar demonstrations mark four years since Iraq invasion | Al Jazeera: Protests against Iraq war continue

Some Indybay coverage of the March 2003 protests | International ANSWER | SF Bay Area ANSWER's flyers | KPFA's list of demonstrations | United for Peace and Justice's List of protests
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