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CODEPINK’s Response to U.S. Court Release of Obama Administration’s ‘Drone Memo’

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

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By Tyra Walker Although CODEPINK acknowledges the motion towards some semblance of transparency with the release of the 2010 Memorandum outlining the Department of Justice’s legal reasoning for the assassination of US citizen Anwar al-Awlaki, we conclude that the Memorandum falls short of delivering the need for accountability required for addressing unjust action which lethally [...]

Outrage Over Obama’s Drone Policy Hits the Streets of San Francisco!

Monday, November 25, 2013

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Outrage Over Obama’s Drone Policy Hits the Streets of San Francisco! President Barack Obama paid a visit to lefty San Francisco where he received an earful from demonstrators. On Monday, November 25, 2013, he spoke at an immigration reform gathering and two high-roller fundraisers . Activists with CODEPINK, World Can’t Wait and other community groups [...]

PINK Up a Congressional Town Hall!

Thursday, August 8, 2013

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You know it’s that time of the year, when Congress comes back home for the month of August!  Many of our Congressional leaders suffer from “inside the beltway” thinking and have sold out to lobbyists. In order to give our members a good jolt of reality, attending a Town Hall meeting is an excellent opportunity [...]

Reflections on Hearing the Report on the CodePink Delegation to Yemen

Monday, August 5, 2013

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    I hear the anguish in her trembling voice As she describes the fate of people who have no choice Husbands, fathers and sons plucked into thin air Leaving behind families in utter despair   Many suffering the double loss of family and the schism Resulting from heartbreaking community ostracism For if their loved [...]

Hearing Before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights Statement submitted by CODEPINK: Women For Peace

Monday, July 22, 2013

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Hearing Before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights Statement submitted by CODEPINK: Women For Peace July 16h, 2013 Our organization, CODEPINK, recently returned from a delegation to Yemen, where we met with many family members who have loved ones in Guantanamo. We also met with government officials, from the [...]

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 [...]

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