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Infoshop Update on Anti-War Protests

Tens of thousands and hundreds of local groups to protest locally against the third anniversary of the current phase of the U.S.-Iraq war
Infoshop Update on Anti-War Protests

by Infoshop.org

Tens of thousands and hundreds of local groups to protest locally against the third anniversary of the current phase of the U.S.-Iraq war

Media Release
March 17, 2006

Press contact:
Chuck Munson -  chuck@mutualaid.org

Thousands of people around the world will protest this weekend against the continuing occupation of Iraq, the ongoing American aggression against other countries, repression of activists and people in the U.S., and much more. This weekend marks the third anniversary of the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq, which is the latest phase in a war against the Iraqi people that goes back to 1991. This conflict has killed hundreds of thousands of Iraqis and thousands of Americans and people from other countries.

The War on Iraq and the so-called "War on Terror" are supported by most of the leaders in both major American political parties. These parties not only initiated and facilitated this war, but they have done little to heed the outpouring of opposition from around the world. They refuse to do anything in response to the overwhelming opposition by Americans to the war as well as opposition to the war from many within the military services.

Infoshop.org has a variety of resources on the peace and anti-war movements, as well as a list of protests being held this weekend and in coming months.

List of March 2006 protests:  link to www.infoshop.org

List of April 2006 protests:
 link to www.infoshop.org

Infoshop News:  http://news.infoshop.org

The predominance of local protests on this anniversary of the invasion and occupation of Iraq mark a trend towards authentic grassroots activism and away from ineffective national spectacles organized by agenda-driven national organizations. Hundreds of local peace and anti-war groups have sprung up in cities and towns around America since the 2003 invasion. These groups are joining with the majority of Americans who have turned against the war and the war criminals in the two major parties who haven't lifted a finger to stop the war or bring the troops home.

Infoshop.org is a trusted source of news, information and resources for social change movements around the world. Hundreds of thousands use the website each month, making it one of the most popular progressive/radical news and information portals on the Internet. Infoshop has helped tens of thousands of people around the world organize campaigns, events and protests for a wide variety of causes.

Infoshop joins with millions around the world who are calling for an end to the U.S. occupation of Iraq, the removal of all U.S. troops, the closing of all U.S. bases around the world, and the abolition of the U.S. military-industrial complex.

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BE THERE! 17.Mar.2006 17:01

Schoolteacher

At this very moment we are bombing in Iraq and people are dying over there. Bush is using this new offensive to up his poll numbers.....it's Cambodia all over again.

If you are sitting on the fence about this demonstration, believe me, it is time to stand up and be counted.
See you there!

nice analysis 17.Mar.2006 17:25

marco

good point regarding the cambodia connection.

I really worry about all these vets when they get home.
Dare I be trite, but this is going to be vietnam 3 in 3d!

You think Timothy McVeigh was bad...