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Join IVAW and AFSC this Sunday In San Francisco

Who: AFSC/ IVAW What: Iraq: Where Are We, and Where Are We Going? Where: Quaker Meeting house 65 9th street San Francisco When: 3/29/2015, 5:00:00 PM On the 12th year of the U.S. War in Iraq, two presenters will lead a discussion on what’s next: Wardah Khalid is a Scoville Fellow at the Friends Committee […]

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Member Group Actions on Anniversary of US Invasion of Iraq

In our Spring call-to-action, UFPJ announced a series of coordinated peace and justices events leading up to a mass mobilization. One of the dates we have encouraged member groups to organize around is March 19. Please check out these antiwar events recognizing the anniversary of the US invasion and occupation of Iraq, that are being hosted […]

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Member Groups: Tell Us About Your March 19 Events

March 19 marks the 12th anniversary of “Shock and Awe,” the US-led attack on Iraq that kicked off the “global war on terror.” We encourage our member groups to commemorate this date with local candlelight vigils, demonstrations, direct actions, and discussions about the cost of war to our families and communities. Click here to let […]

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Download UFPJ’s Call to Action! “Time for Global Super Power for Peace and Justice to Rise Again!”

Click here to download the printable PDF version of this statement, for distribution.  

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Urgent Update: Free Gaza!

100 women, mostly from Europe and the US, expected to enter Gaza by March 8 to celebrate International Women’s Day in solidarity with their Palestinian sisters in Gaza.  As of now the majority of the delegation has been detained by Egyptian authorities at the Cairo airport or deported. Two of the delegation’s leaders, US Peace Activist Medea […]

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The Drone Issue

In response to the attacks of 9/11 drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, UASs) became a key component in the US covert “war on terror”. Sent mostly to surveil “terrorist activity” in the middle East, south Asia and Africa, more and more weaponized drones have been deployed, killing an estimated 2500-3500 people to date. Those […]

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Nov. 22-24: Close the SOA, Resist Militarization

Click here for more information about the November Vigil at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia The American people are decisively rejecting the “military solutions” approach of the Pentagon-driven U.S. foreign policy. Let’s build on that! Mass mobilizations of people who organize themselves to struggle collectively for a better world, are a key element for our success as […]

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Iran and Syria: The Next War and Prospects for Peace?

United for Peace and Justice is working closely Veterans For Peace and several member groups to conduct a series of forums in North Jersey and New York City. The forums will engage and inform the public about the ongoing conflict between the United States and Israel with Iran and events in Syria. Participants will discuss […]

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Sign the Divest From War pledge and spread the word about it.

From: Divest from War Pledge divest@divestfromwar.org Are you worried about a preemptive Israeli attack on Iran dragging the US and the entire Middle East into yet another war? Do you feel helpless in the face of our so-called elected officials’ unwillingness to stand up to the Israeli government? What Can We Do? The Israeli government is not […]

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Three VFP members denied entry to Jeju Island

We’ve just learned that the three Veterans For Peace members who arrived in Jeju Island, South Korea today were denied entry into the country. Tarak Kauff, Elliott Adams, and Mike Hastie were met by South Korean authorities when they landed on Jeju Island via Shanghai, China.  The South Korean authorities had a photo of each […]

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