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CODEPINK Delegation to Yemen-Day 2

Friday, June 14, 2013

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by Jodie Evans CODEPINK Peace Delegation in Sana’a, Yemen with family members of prisoners extra-judicially detained at Guantanamo Bay. Medea arrived at 2 a.m and joined us on the beautiful rooftop of Burj al Salam hotel.  Over breakfast, we contemplated our itinerary, at every hour, at opposite sides of Sana’a, we were scheduled for a [...]

This is What a Revolution Looks Like

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

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At 1 a.m. on Wednesday, February 2, I was speaking to one of the thousands of protesters planning to spend the night in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. “I hope you’ll get at least a few hours sleep,” I said, as we parted. “We don’t need to sleep,” he smiled. “We have been sleeping for 30 years.”

The Egyptian Puppet State

Monday, December 28, 2009


repost from Sam Husseini at http://husseini.posterous.com/ Just after midnight I couldn’t sleep. Went out to get a bite to eat or maybe a glass of wine to help me sleep. See several CodePink people and others with the Gaza Freedom March, say they are going to the French embassy — they had put out an [...]

Official release: Nine members of international women’s delegation stay behind in Gaza

Thursday, March 12, 2009

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     March 12, 2009    CONTACT: Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK co-founder, 018 9561919 or 972-059-706-4075 Tighe Barry, CODEPINK activist, 011-2019-4812932 (in Cairo) Jean Stevens, CODEPINK national media coordinator, 508-769-2138 (in U.S.) Nine members of international women’s delegation stay behind in Gaza A Palestinian delegate is detained at border, will attempt to cross again March 15 [...]

Gaza delegation, in Gaza City: Susan Adelman’s diary

Sunday, March 8, 2009


Here’s another update from Susan Adelman, in Gaza City now! The Egyptians blinked!! We were contacted by the Egyptian Red Crescent just before dinner on the 7th and told that they and the Palestinian Red Crescent would facilitate the transportation of our relief supplies from Egypt to Palestine. This was a BIG signal. They also [...]

Gaza delegation, from Cairo to Al-Arish: Sudan Adelman’s dairy

Saturday, March 7, 2009

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A 60-member aid delegation – including novelist Alice Walker, the parents of Rachel Corrie, Medea Benjamin and Ann Wright – is currently on its way to enter Gaza, the first delegation of its size and kind to attempt to enter Gaza since July 2007. Delegates — which include members of the Jewish and Muslim communities, [...]

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