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Vigil and Leaflet on wars - Iraq and Syria

When: Saturday, October 11, 2014, 7:30 am to 8:30 am
Where: Arlington Center • intersection at Mass. Ave. and Medford St. • Arlington

 Join Arlington UJP (weather permitting) to vigil against the US bombing of Syria and Iraq.  We will have flyers for the public raising our concerns.  

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The Backstory to the Islamic State, Assad and U.S. Policy—A Reporter's First Hand View

When: Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 7:30 am
Where: Harvard Center for Middle East Studies (CMES) • 38 Kirkland St • Room 102 • Cambridge

The Middle East Forum

Roger Owen & Sara Roy, co-chairs

is pleased to present

Reese Erlich
Investigative journalist, author, and Peabody Award winner

This event is open to the public; no registration required.

This event is off the record. The use of recording devices is strictly prohibited.

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Tell Nick Kristof: We Oppose War in Iraq & Syria

When: Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Where: Memorial Church • 1 Harvard Yard • Harvard T • Cambridge

The new US war in Syria is unwise, illegal, and counterproductive.

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War on terror never ends, just like US arrogance - Letters - The Boston Globe

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No Lessons Learned in Iraq

Paul Shannon on the US War in Iraq and Syria

Here we go again!

Paul ShannonRemarks delivered at "No US War in Iraq and Syria" rally, Boston Common, Sept 13, 2014

Here we go again!

Our leaders have learned nothing from their disastrous war in Iraq.

That brutal intervention destroyed Iraq as a country, caused hundreds of thousands of deaths, created a terrorist government in Baghdad, and set off a sectarian war, opening the gates of hell.

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Against a Major New US War in the Middle East: UJP Statement

  • No US military intervention or bombing of Syria and Iraq!
  • Bring all the troops home
  • No arms or training to parties to the conflict
  • Support a political solution including all concerned parties and governments based on self- determination of the people
  • Support genuine and neutral humanitarian aid such as UN efforts endorsed by the entire Security Council; oppose false aid used as a cover for military intervention
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Boston Protests New War On Iraq and Syria

Boston Common-Sept. 13, 2014: About 75 peace activists gathered at Park St. in Boston today to protest Obama's new phase of the long US war against Iraq (from 1991-the present). Also protesting US war against Syria. This was in response to Obama's announcement wed. of his re-invading Iraq to supposedly destroy ISIS, when in fact the many US invasions of Iraq created the civil wars there by destabilizing the Iraq government and placing US puppets in power.
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Antiwar Rally

When: Friday, August 29, 2014, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: Burnside Park • corner of Exchange Street and Exchange Terrace • at the end of Burnside Park facing the Post Office • Providence, RI

Appeal to the Peace and Climate Movements

Iraq Conference Calls - Report

Two conference calls by United for Peace and Justice were held to update peace activists on the situation in Iraq.  About 100 activists across the country were on the first call June 18 and about 50 on July 8. 

United for Peace and Justice still exists as a national network (no paid staff)

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Emergency Briefing Call on Iraq

When: Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Conference Call

We know that there is NO MILITARY SOLUTION to the conflicts in Iraq and Syria. Our movement needs to organize to ensure that we do not repeat the disastrous policies of the past.

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Boston Protests New Iraq War

Boston Common-June 21, 2014:
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No More Attacks on Iraq - Enough!

Michael Borkson photo

Forty United for Justice with Peace activists stood out in Harvard Square in a hastily-arranged vigil to oppose any renewed attacks by the U.S. on Iraq.  Iraq has been in the news again, as conflict widens across the Middle East.  

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