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actions & protests | imperialism & war march 20, 2004

March 20,2004 massive global demonstration

portland demo to be at north park blocks
when?

12:00 pm

people can gather at the park blocks or find other places to gather if there Is "free speech zone" stuff going on at the park blocks

if the park has been turned into a "free speech zone"..............
DO NOT GO TO THE "FREE SPEECH ZONE" !!!!!!!!!!!!
you wont like it

TIME TO GET THE WORD OUT!
start putting out flyers
post to many sites like this one

we have time to do this and make it big to show the world that we still say no to the u.s. empire and we say no to war!


INDYMEDIA POEPLES
lets have a march 20th day of action top and center as soon as possible,
this will attract more poeple to get involved

word

PDX Anti-War Rally March 20 at North Park Blocks! 09.Feb.2004 16:02

Lars the Infidel

Portland, in solidarity with anti-war activists worldwide, will demonstrate its continued resistance to the American invasion and occupation of Iraq with a rally set for Noon, Saturday, March 2004 at the downtown North Park Blocks (Park & Burnside streets).

This date marks the One-Year Anniversary of the Bush Administration's Unilateral Attack on the Iraqi Nation and People. Since that time, an estimated 16,000 Iraqis have been killed, and more than 520 American servicemen and women have died as the result of their government's illegal actions.

IT'S TIME TO GET BACK IN THE STREETS ON SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 2004

AND SHOW THE CITY, THE NATION AND THE WORLD THAT PORTLAND

WILL NEVER ACCEPT THIS BARBARIC AND MURDEROUS INVASION

INTENDED ONLY FOR THE ENRICHMENT OF OUR CORPORATIONS AND THE

POLITICAL GAINS OF OUR ILLEGITIMATE GOVERNMENT.

In the event the police attempt to create a cordoned off "Free Speech Zone" at the site, DO NOT ENTER! The North Park Blocks is a large enough area that we will be able to move away from Burnside toward the other end of the grassy area. They can't enclose the entire North Park Blocks.

After a rally to denounce the administration's war crimes, anyone willing and able should be ready to hit the streets for a demonstration march through downtown. The environment at the rally & march will be completely peaceful and non-violent, because that's what we're about! Any tension will only come about as a result of the presence and actions of police and other law enforcement officials. Remember to be flexible and ready to move as the situation warrants.

ALL THE PROTESTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS PRIOR TO THE 2003 INVASION

WERE SO NECESSARY AND IMPORTANT. BUT NOW IT'S EVEN MORE

CRITICAL THAT WE PUBLICLY DISPLAY THE CONTINUING OPPOSITION

OF AMERICANS TO THIS BLOOD-DRENCHED MADNESS, THIS CRIME

AGAINST HUMANITY COMMITTED DAILY IN OUR NAMES.

Now it's time to show how much we oppose the killing, how much we oppose the lies, how much we oppose the government cabal, and how much we oppose a future dominated by violence and bloodshed created and perpetrated by our nation.

SEE YOU AT NOON, SATURDAY, MARCH 20 IN THE NORTH PARK BLOCKS !!

some websites 09.Feb.2004 21:11

freebee

this site (pprc ) has a flyer you can download
it says that the event is at pioneer courthouse square at 1pm but ive read many times on this site its at noon, noth park blocks

  http://www.pprc-news.org/

here is code pink, the site says noon at north park blocks

  http://codepinkportland.org/

this site (united for peace and justice) has no info on when and where in portland
but is a good site with other info about march,20th

  http://www.unitedforpeace.org/article.php?id=2136

also there is a.n.s.w.e.r.
they have more info but nothing on portland

  http://www.internationalanswer.org/

does anyone know of any other groups that are working on this?

North Park Blocks vs. Pioneer Square...? 26.Feb.2004 19:48

in Seattle, but in town on M20 smappdi13@hotmail.com

I saw a recent post on the newswire considering the drawbacks of a more radical march meeting at the north park blocks (bringing cops into the area which some homeless rightly worry about, a concentration in one area). Has there been any further planning, or change in plans? Is the N Park blocks intended to be a feeder march into the main march? One comment suggested just meeting at pioneer square, I dunno..if there are any mailing lists for this mobilization, please add the below email. Thanks.

maybe Pioneer Square 27.Feb.2004 21:21

alda.b

Code Pink is now listing the time and place as 1 p.m. @ Pioneer Square...

North Park Blocks! 01.Mar.2004 10:53

Lars the Infidel

Absolutely nothing has changed with the North Park Blocks rally: Noon, Saturday, March 20. Nothing!

No Permits, No Free Speech Zones, No Fear!

And, yes, it will be more of a Black Mask optional event than the others planned later that day.

So come as you are to North Park Blocks:

Real Loud and Fuckin' Angry and Damn Well Ready to March!