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Weekend Events in PDX - Protesting War - 14 years in Afghanistan

This week marks the 14th anniversary of the 2001 US invasion of
Afghanistan.

Event "End These Endless Wars: Afghanistan 14 Years Later"
Friday, October 9, 2015, 5:00 PM - Pioneer Square

EVENT: "Call Out for Justice: End the Wars" Rally and March
Sunday, October 11, 2015, 1:00 PM - Shemanski Park
Friday, October 9, 2015, 5:00 PM
"End These Endless Wars: Afghanistan 14 Years Later"
Expanded Friday Rally w/Portland Peaceful Response Coalition
Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Yamhill and Broadway


This week marks the 14th anniversary of the 2001 US invasion of
Afghanistan. To protest the ongoing US military presence in that country,
which continues to cause destabilization in the entire region, Peace and
Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will be cosponsoring the weekly Portland
Peaceful Response Coalition Friday rally on October 9. As it has every
week since Nov. 2001, the rally will take place at the SW corner of
Pioneer Courthouse Square at SW Yamhill and Broadway.


In addition to updating the public on the situation in Afghanistan, the
Friday rally will be promoting the upcoming "Call Out for Justice: End the
Wars" mobilization on Sunday October 11 at 1 PM in Shemanski Park. Both
PPRC and PJW are among the 42 cosponsors and endorsers of that event.
Information on these demonstrations can be found at  http://www.pjw.info ,
or by calling Peace and Justice Works at 503-236-3065.

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October 11 Mobilization Organizing Committee c/o
Peace and Justice Works
Iraq Affinity Group
PO Box 42456
Portland, OR 97242
(503) 236-3065 (Office)
iraq @ pjw.info
 http://www.pjw.info/Iraq.html

MEDIA ADVISORY/CALENDAR ITEM

For immediate release September 30, 2015

EVENT: "Call Out for Justice: End the Wars" Rally and March*
Sunday, October 11, 2015, 1:00 PM

"Call Out for Justice: End the Wars"
Rally and March
Sunday, October 11, 2015
1:00 PM
Shemanski Park (the South Park Blocks at Salmon St.)

*this is a permited march

At least 40 peace, environmental, police accountability, and other social
justice groups from the Portland area will be mobilizing around the 14th
anniversary of the US invasion of Afghanistan with a march and rally on
Sunday, October 11, 2015, "Call Out for Justice: End the Wars." The event
will begin at 1:00 PM at Shemanski Park (the South Park Blocks at Salmon
St.).

Organizers have laid out a clear set of issues related to the event's theme.

Call Out for Justice: Stop the Wars
* Overseas
* On the people
* On Human Rights
* On the Planet

* FREE Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine-- Stop the Drones
* REDIRECT Money for Human Needs
* SUPPORT Women, Sexual Minorities, Youth, Immigrant and Racial Justice
* RESIST Police Violence and State Surveillance
* STABILIZE the Climate

Cosponsors of the event include Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity
Group, Portland Jobs with Justice, Living Earth, Occupy Portland Elder
Caucus, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, Jewish Voice for
Peace-Portland, Veterans for Peace Chapter 72, Augustana Lutheran Church,
War Resisters League-Portland, Peace Action Group-First Unitarian Church,
Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights, 18th Avenue Peace House,
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom-Portland, KBOO
Community Radio 90.7 FM (media cosponsor), BARK (forest defenders), and
others.

Endorsers include Recruiter Watch, Little Light of Mine Friends Worship
Group, Portland Copwatch, Oregon Wildlife Federation, Back 2 the WALL,
Black Lives Matter Portland, East Timor Action Network-Portland, Albina
Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform, Vancouver
for Peace, West Hills Friends Peace Committee, Community Alliance of Lane
County (CALC), Oregon PeaceWorks, Corvallis Alternatives to War, Portland
Alliance (media endorser), Pacific Green Party, International Socialist
Organization, Portland Peaceful Response Coalition (www.pprc-news.info),
Veterans for Peace Chapter 132 (Corvallis), Oregon Community for War Tax
Resistance, Code Pink Portland, Oregon Progressive Party, Mirador Kitchen
& Home, Portland Central America Solidarity Committee, NAACP Portland
Branch 1120, Oregon NOW and others.

For more information or to get involved contact Peace and Justice Works at
503-236-3065 or pjw @ pjw.info ; also check the facebook event page at
< https://www.facebook.com/events/169779736695161>.

Flyer link [pdf]  http://www.pjw.info/Afghanistan14yl_b.pdf

Pictures from Peace March in Portland 12.Oct.2015 17:25

Joe iam@joeanybody.com

A video is coming soon from the "End These Endless Wars: Afghanistan 14 Years Later" peace march.

Video: 14 years in Afghanistan Peace March & Protest in Portland Ore. 2015 13.Oct.2015 12:16

Joe Anybody iam@joeanybody.com

 https://youtu.be/1JwpBNTSIEA (2 hour video)

14 years in Afghanistan!

"Call Out for Justice: End the Wars".

Rally and March - held on Sunday, October 11, 2015 @ 1:00 PM.

Shemanski Park (the South Park Blocks at Salmon St.)

The rally is first 30 minutes part and the march is the last hour and a half ...in this video.