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26th Aniversary of the murder of John Lennon

It was 26 years ago today that the world lost john Lennon.
John Lennon
John Lennon
Yoko Ono has called for the anniversary of John Lennon's death to be "a day of worldwide healing".

Ono placed a full page ad in The New York Times on November 26 in which she urged fans to mark the anniversary by apologising to those who have suffered because of violence and war.

In the letter, dedicated to victims , she wrote: "Every year let's make December 8 the day to ask for forgiveness from those who suffered the insufferable.

"Know that the physical and mental abuse you have endured will have a lingering effect on our society... Know that the burden is ours."

The singer and artist, who signed the letter Yoko Ono Lennon, mentioned the way she dealt with murder of John Lennon on December 8, 1980, she said: "I don't know if I am ready yet to forgive the one who pulled the trigger...but healing is what is urgently needed now in the world.

"Let's wish strongly that one day we will be able to say that we healed ourselves and by healing ourselves we healed the world."

Lennon was shot outside his New York apartment by Mark Chapman, who is currently serving a 20 years to life sentence in prison.
who really was behind the murder of john lennon? hmm, the government maybe? 08.Dec.2006 11:15

jade jadelovemoonshine@yahoo.com

hey all, let us think about how 26 years ago and till this day, activists for peace and compassion for all living beings (animals, trees, humyns, etc.) are being treated by our government. being called eco-terrorists and other horrible things, just for standing up for what we believe in, for social justice and equality for all. ending oppression. and how so many political prisoners have been murdered or jailed by our government/the state. so i encourage everyone in portland to come to the green scare solidarity event this saturday at the wonderful liberty hall from 6pm-11pm. also the radical cheerleaders will be at schumacher furs (9th and sw morrison) from 2-5pm this saturday as well.

enemy of the state 08.Dec.2006 20:56

mk ultra

chapman was a patsy who was set up by the cia and brainwashed into commiting the shooting. lennon's criticism of the vietnam war and corrution of youth led to his being targeted for liquidation.

Chapman a hit man, not patsy 09.Dec.2006 01:22

bf

Chapman went into a military shooting stance when he shot Lennon. Except for rare press interviews, Chapman's imprisonment is not corroborated.

Yoko profited from Lennon's murder. The marriage was on the rocks. The inheritance money bought her silence about the Bush inspired hit. Yoko calls for forgiveness, not removal of the Bush dynasty.

give peace a chance 11.Dec.2006 13:44

james b

so chapman was a hitman of sorts, but not a cold blooded paid professional; rather a gullible pawn who was programmed and set up by his cia masters.