Fed up with the spiraling collateral damage of the drug war and sparked by the torture and murder near Cuernavaca of several young people, including the 24-year-old son of Javier Sicilia, poet, columnist and nonviolence activist, Mexican civil society groups are coordinating nationwide actions May 5 to 8, including a march from Cuernavaca to Mexico [...]
This year will mark ten years of U.S. war in Afghanistan. That’s ten years of your taxes paying for war. Now the same people who keep us at war and bailed out the banks and Wall Street (Congress and the president) want to cut important services and programs our communities need. They want to give [...]
When: Wednesday, April 13, 7pm.
Where: AFSC, 65 9th Street, San Francisco, CA (close to Civic Center BART). Click here for a map.
What: General meeting of Bay Area United For Peace & Justice. Hope you can make it.
Afghan Women's Mission
Malalai Joya, the acclaimed Afghan human rights activist and former MP, was granted a visa on March 24 by the U.S. Embassy. This allows her to attend the remainder of her U.S. National Tour, including her California visit (see below).
Read more at the Afghan Women’s Mission site >>