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One Year After Egypt’s Rab’a Massacre, US Still Funding Repression

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Wed, Aug 13, 2014

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It has been one year since the August 14, 2013 Rab’a Square massacre in Egypt, when the Egyptian police and army opened fire on demonstrators opposed to the military’s July 3 ouster of President Mohamed Morsi. Using tanks, bulldozers, ground forces, helicopters and snipers, police and army personnel mercilessly attacked the makeshift protest encampment, where [...]

Conflict Resolution 101: Talking With Hamas

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Tue, Aug 5, 2014

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The world awaits with bated breath to see if the interim truce negotiated by US Secretary of State John Kerry will lead to a long-term ceasefire. But if US mediation is to be sincere and effective, the American government needs to take Hamas off its terrorist list and allow Hamas to be fully represented at [...]

Bush Administration Lawsuit Hearing Scheduled for Sept. 11th

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Wed, Jul 30, 2014

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Last summer, Inder Comar, Esq. filed a lawsuit against the Bush Administration on behalf of Iraqi refugee plaintiff Sundus Shaker Saleh. It is a noble attempt to hold the Bush Administration accountable for war crimes and a case that Quiet Mike has been following from the beginning. Earlier this year, the Department of Justice, who [...]

Advocating Peace, Facing Violence and Hate

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Mon, Jul 21, 2014

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On July 18, 2014, members of CODEPINK DC attended a Stand With Israel rally at Farragut Square in Washington, D.C. to condemn the United States government for continuing to give aid to Israel. We hung tombstones with the names of people that had been killed by Israeli forces in Gaza and held signs that called [...]

URGENT CALL FOR A NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION THURSDAY, JULY 24: END THE ASSAULT ON GAZA AND LIFT THE BLOCKADE

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Mon, Jul 21, 2014

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Please join us this Thursday, July 24, in this urgent call to stop the Israeli offensive in Gaza and end the 7-year siege that has made life in Gaza so miserable. In this latest round of violence, over 500 Palestinians have been killed and thousands are injured.  Seventy-two percent of those are civilians, including over 80 [...]

Our Letter to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper: Free Khaled Al-Qazzaz

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Mon, Jul 7, 2014

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By Tyra Walker On July 3rd, 2014, CODEPINK sent a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada, urging him to take a stand for the release of Egyptian prisoner Khaled Al-Qazzaz, a permanent resident of Canada and father of four young Canadian children, who has now been detained for over 365 days. We encourage [...]

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