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<video> PPRC friday protest 8.22.08 Pioneer Square

Filmed on August 22 2008.
More than a dozen people, listened to a book review, networked, held signs, listened to speakers from the PPRC, and gathered signatures, all at Pioneer Square, at the No War 5pm Protest
The weekly 5 pm Friday ANTI WAR protest has been on-going-regularly on Friday's
This was filmed on the last Friday in the last week of August.
This peace group and citizens of Portland meet every week at 5pm on the SW corner of the square.

A short YouTube video of speeches held at Pioneer Square that evening.

This 10 min video was filmed on 8.22.08 in downtown Portland Oregon.
There was no marching or drumming, like there is many times, following the announcements and speeches.
The group latter after the announcements, stayed on the corner, and gathered signatures for "NOT using the Oregon National Guard" for "re-deployment in Iraq"

This event welcomes all newcomers and is open to all citizens who want Peace on Earth.
It provides an outlet to express publicly in the living room of Portland, (our city) our disagreement with the wars in the middle east and the use of violence by our government on people of other countries.

The protest is organized by PPRC and has been going on weekly for "years".
Their website is here:

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