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Over 90 Protests Say NO to U.S./NATO Wars

By Martha Grevatt, published on International Action Center, January 25, 2023 Over 90 coordinated antiwar actions took place Jan. 13-22, honoring Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the week of his birthday. “As Martin Luther King Jr. so correctly reminded us, the U.S. is ‘the greatest purveyor of violence in the world,’” stated the United National Antiwar Coalition in its[…]

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January 22 Oakland, CA United National Antiwar Coalition Rally Draws New Support

by Jeff Mackler, January 25, 2023 The United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) call for January 14-22, 2023 nationally-coordinated antiwar and social justice protests commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthdate drew actions in 90 U.S. cities. The protests recalled Dr. King’s historic condemnation of the U.S. war in Vietnam when he excoriated that ten-year genocidal horror that took the lives[…]

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Protests on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Raise Hopes For Revitalization of Antiwar Movement

by Dee Knight, published on CovertAction Magazine, January 25, 2023 Demonstrators in 50 cities ( 88 actions in 72 cities ~jb ) invoke King’s legacy in denouncing U.S. war machine It has been a year of nearly unprecedented war hysteria—remarkable in a country that has been gripped in continuous war hysteria for generations. The memories of mainstream media publishing major exposures[…]

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Week of Antiwar Protests Launched MLK Day Weekend

by John Catalinotto, published on Workers World, January 17, 2023 Jan. 16, 2023 — The antiwar actions scheduled Jan. 13-23, in at least 50 U.S. cities, come as another escalation is threatened in the U.S.-NATO proxy war against Russia in Ukraine. Reflecting NATO’s escalation, the Danish newspaper, The Worker, reported last week that the U.S. was poised to unload tanks[…]

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Massive Strikes Hit France: More Than One Million People Join 200 Protest Marches

by Staff at Countercurrents, January 20, 2023 A massive strike has hit France on Thursday. Workers and other earners joined hands in protesting pension reform. Trade union sources said the number of people joining more than 200 protest marches was 2 million. Police had to use tear gas to contain the protesters in Paris. Teachers, railway workers and public sector[…]

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Allegations of Genocide Return to Peru

by John Bart Gerald, published on NightsLantern, January 17, 2023 The Peruvian Prosecutor’s Office has placed she who claims the country’s presidency, Dina Bolurate under investigation for crimes including genocide, resulting from her government’s treatment of protesters who prefer the elected President Pedro Castillo. Now much of her government is under investigation for genocide (“genocide, qualified homicide and serious injuries”[…]

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‘They Shot Them Down Like Animals’: Massacre at Peru’s Ayacucho

by Zoe Alexandra, produced by  Globetrotter, January 5, 2023 On December 15, 2022, while helicopters flew overhead, members of Peru’s national army shot down civilians with live bullets in the outskirts of the city of Ayacucho. This action was in response to a national strike and mobilization to protest the coup d’état that deposed President Pedro Castillo on December 7. On December 15, hundreds[…]

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Ana Belén Montes, Exemplary Hero, Defender Of Cuba, Will be Freed

by Stansfield Smith, published on Chicago Alba Solidarity, January 5, 2023 On January 8, 2023 the US has to release one of its many political prisoners, most being fighters against its repression of Third World peoples. Ana Belén Montes, heroic defender of Cuba’s sovereignty, will be freed after over 21 years in a federal military prison. She was a top[…]

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Antiwar activist faces repression in Germany

by Phil Wilayto, December 31, 2022 June 22, 2022, was the 81st anniversary of Nazi Germany’s invasion of the Soviet Union, and a prominent German antiwar activist took the occasion to publicly question why the German government is now supporting neo-Nazi organizations in Ukraine. As a result, that activist is now facing the possibility of up to three years in[…]

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Venezuela Fiercely Rejects US Senate’s Passing of BOLIVAR Act

Published on the Orinoco Tribune,December 19, 2022 Caracas, December 18, 2022 (OrinocoTribune.com)—This Friday, December 16, the US Senate unanimously approved the Law to Prohibit Operations and Leasing with the Illegitimate Authoritarian Regime of Venezuela (BOLIVAR Act), presented by the ultra-conservative Floridian senator, Rick Scott. The discussion of the interventionist act in the lower house of the US Congress is still[…]

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