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A boy and his sisters watch graffiti artists spray on a wall, commemorating the victims who were killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, May 18, 2015. Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels resumed early on Monday in the southern port city of Aden after a five-day truce expired amid talks on the war-torn country's future that were boycotted by the rebels. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

[Action Alert] Stop Weapons Sales to Saudi Arabia. End the War in Yemen.

This is an urgent alert that requires action from all of us. US arms sales to Saudi Arabia are fueling the deadly war and famine that are destroying Yemen and indiscriminately killing thousands of people. We each need to call Congress today to tell our legislators to block the sale of US bombs to Saudi Arabia. Congress […]

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Send a Letter to Congress: No weapons to Saudi Arabia! No attack on Hodeida! Stop war crimes in Yemen!

Donald Trump has just arrived in Saudi Arabia. Stand with us to end US support for the Saudi war in Yemen! The Trump administration has approved the resumption of sales of precision-guided munitions to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in a heartless reversal of the previous administration’s freeze over concerns about heavy civilian casualties. Now, […]

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PETITION: Block War Funding in Syria– Improve Diplomacy With Russia

UFPJ is pleased to join our peace movement partners in supporting a joint petition to Congress to block war funding. The petition urges Congress to “enact legislation to block the use of any U.S. taxpayer funds for continuing warfare, directly or by proxy, in Syria.” We also call on our elected representatives to avert a […]

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Stop US Military Action In Syria. Call the White House & Congress

Once again, the United States is sliding towards a wider war in the Middle East. Only two days after the first allegations of the use of chemical weapons against a village in Syria, the United States has attacked an air base in Syria with more than fifty sea launched cruise missiles. With both Russian and […]

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URGENT ACTION: Send a Letter to Congress to Halt Saudi Weapons Deal

The Peace Movement has a rare opportunity to get Congress to halt weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, which is a human rights violator and is committing deadly war crimes in Yemen with the support of the U.S. The Obama Administration has recently blocked the sale of cluster bombs to the Saudi Kingdom, but the State Dept. has permitted the […]

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Iran Agreement: No Time for Silence!

A remarkable grassroots mobilization over the past two months has blunted partisan efforts to block the nuclear agreement with Iran. (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action JCPOA) With 42 Democratic Senators now supporting the deal, it appears that the Obama Administration will have sufficient votes to move forward with the plan. Together with our national allies, […]

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[Listen] National Briefing Call: Iran Nuclear Agreement

Urgent UFPJ Conference Call on Iran Agreement: featuring Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies, Tyler Cullis, National Iranian American Council, & Lara Friedman, Americans for Peace Now. Recorded Live on Wednesday, August 12, 9PM EST Finally, there is a diplomatic achievement we can support. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) negotiated by the United States, […]

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PETITION: Act Now to Save Iran Deal!

United for Peace and Justice welcomes the completion of the historic international agreement with Iran, which limits its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions and the ending of its isolation. After years of futile, horrific wars, we join with peace-loving people around the world in embracing this diplomatic achievement. Click here […]

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Obama’s Strategy for Iraq: Escalation

With the Islamic State on the rise, and the ever pressing threat of U.S. attacks or invasion in the Middle East, the peace movement is demanding that President Obama come clean on his strategy for Iraq. While the President has recently claimed that he has “no complete Iraq strategy,” the administration is already deploying around 500 troops, and building […]

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War on ISIS? Oppose US Military Intervention in Syria

  Join a Nat’l Conference Call on Syria w/ Phyllis Bennis – Mon., 11/16 End War & Occupations Conference Call Call Date: Monday, November 16th, 2015 Call Time: 6:00 PM PT, 7:00 PM MT, 8:00 PM CT, 9:00 PM ET Conference Call Number: (605) 562-3140 Access Code: 952870# Backup Dial-in Numbers: (951) 262-7373 or (805) […]

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