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CT Calendar: Anti-War Events


1. Protest for Egypt
Saturday, February 5 · 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Hartford Capitol Hartford, CT
Help us protest on behalf of the Egyptian and Arab countries tomorrow at the capitol. We are demanding basic civil rights in Egypt and globally. Please try to make it, we need as much support as we can get. Help us express and sympathize with what the Egyptians and other citizens in areas of unrest are going through
contact: Doha Elsayed

2. Hear Barry Sanders, author of The Green Zone: The Environmental Costs of Militarism
Thursday, February 10, 2011, 7 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church
679 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06119-1895
For more information call: 860 478 5300
Sponsors list in formation: West Hartford Citizens for Peace and Justice, the Greater New Haven Peace Council, CT United for Peace, CT ANSWER, Middle East Crisis Committee.

3.  Injustice in Palestine; Eyewitness Account; Powerful Poetry
Hear Chris Doucot, Just back from the Occupied West Bank
and Remi Kanazi, Palestinian American Poet
Saturday, February 12
3 p.m.
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center
605 Main Street, Middletown, CT
Middle East Crisis Committee

4. Program and Mobilizing Meeting for the CT Antiwar Movement: Prepare to build local actions on March 19, and the national action on April 9!
2 pm. Hear Maggie Zhou--Massachusetts scientist and UNAC activist who took a No War No Warming resolution to the global climate justice talks in Cancun--on why our very survival depends on connecting the struggle against the wars and global warming  into a powerful movement.
3 pm. Major gathering to plan coordinated activity to build March 18; April 9; Bring the War Dollars Home campaigns in Hartford, Danbury, Bristol, and New Haven; responses to the McCarthyite congressional hearings against Muslim Americans; Israeli Apartheid Week, and Stop the FBI Harassment. We will have thousands of full color flyers and stickers for April 9 available at this site. 
Sunday, February 20
Church of the Holy Trinity
381 Main St, side door and upstairs
Middletown, CT
Sponsored by CTUP, West Hartford Citizens for Peace and Justice, MECC, ANSWER and others.  
CALL 860 478 5300 FOR MORE INFO. 

5. Regional Organizing Conference for Stop FBI Repression
Date:  Sat, 2011-02-19 12:00 - 17:00
Organized by:  Committee to Stop FBI Repression
Location: New York, NY

For more information, call (national) 612 379 3585; (local) Sean at 860 357 8724
6. Save the Dates!  Maureen Murphy, Managing Editor of Electronic Intifada who has been subpoenaed for the witch-hunting Grand Jury in Chicago will be in the region from March 3-5 to speak at Harvard.  Plans are gelling for her to speak in CT on Friday night March 4 or Saturday night March 5.
7. Saturday March 12:  Public Forum to build support for Hartford City Council resolution to Bring the War Dollars Home and send buses to the national April 9 demonstration in NYC.  For more info call Hutch at 860 680 6314.
8. Monday evening, March 14: Hartford City Council hearing and vote on Bring the War Dollars Home. Be there.
9. ANSWER called local actions against the war.  CT ANSWER is seeking permits for a New Haven march on Saturday, March 19. For more info call Chris Garaffa at 203 803 9066.
10. Greater New Haven Peace Council invites you to join in organizing a full month of daily (March 15 to April 15 - tax day) public vigils/protests/tabling in New Haven to call for an end to the wars and to re-direct resources to local needs. They  propose that different groups/organizations each take responsibility for only one day (Sun., or Mon., or Tues., etc.) each week to be at the location and time of their choosing with the theme: The Endless Wars Are Killing U.S.: Fund Jobs, Human Needs and the Environment. For more information call Henry Lowendorf at 203 389 9547.
11. April 9 NYC!!!  National antiwar march begins at Union Square! For demands, endorsers, and downloadable flyers, visit

WE DEMAND Bring U.S. Troops, Mercenaries and War Contractors Home Now: Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan! End the sanctions and stop the threats of war against the people of Iran, North Korea and Yemen. No to war and plunder of the people of Latin America, the Caribbean,Africa and Native People! End U.S. Aid to Israel! End U.S. Support to the Israeli Occupation of Palestine and the Siege of Gaza!

WE DEMAND trillions for jobs, education, social services, an end to all foreclosures, quality single-payer healthcare for all, a massive conversion to sustainable and planet-saving energy systems and public transportation and reparations to the victims of U.S. terror at home and abroad.
WE DEMAND an end to FBI raids on antiwar, social justice, and international solidarity activists, an end to the racist persecution and prosecutions that ravage Muslim communities, an end to police terror in Black and Latino communities, full rights and legality for immigrants and an end to all efforts to repress and punish Wikileaks and its contributors and founders.
WE DEMAND the immediate end to torture, rendition, secret trials, drone bombings and death squads.
All Out April 9, 2011


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