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No More War Crimes in our Names! Out of Afghanistan and Iraq Now!

 Twitter Campaign to #CloseGitmo!


War Criminals Watch is joining with the ACLU, Amnesty International, many other organizations, artists and musicians like Tom Morello and Trent Reznor to "flood Twitter" and Facebook this Thursday, January 21st with messages to #closegitmo. YOU can help, by spreading the word now, and tweeting messages on Thursday about Guantanamo, torture, habeas corpus rights, and more - using the hashtag #closegitmo. You can also "donate" your Facebook status for the day with this message. We want to dominate the social networking discussion on Thursday with the message that torture and the prison at Guantanamo still continue, but must be stopped.

Take to the Streets in Protest

Protest the Democrats’ Abortion Ban.  Nothing short of being in the streets!

Why should anti-abortion fanatics in Congress be allowed to set the terms for women’s lives?

One house of Congress passed health care "reform" including the Stupak-Pitts Amendment which extends the federal ban on abortion to millions more women. Even women paying for private insurance plans with their own money will not be able to buy abortion coverage.

Theocrats who believe they are on a mission from God, advocate the subjugation of women, and think gay people should burn in hell, don’t back down without fight. Now the Senate is debating healthcare reform.

We need to set our own terms with widespread resistance and visible protest.

Join the National Organization for Women and The World Can’t Wait in protests:

• Wednesday December 2, Washington D.C.
• Nationwide the week of Monday November 30 – Saturday December 5


Watch a discussion filmed November 21, “Abortion, Women’s Lives and The Democrat’s Women Killing Abortion Ban” featuring Fran Luck; WBAI Radio producer, Erin Matson, Action Vice President for the National Organization for Women; Jill Mclaughlin from World Can’t Wait; and Sunsara Taylor, writer for Revolution.

No More Torture Taxis!

Help fill the courtroom to let the Obama adminstration and Jeppesen DataPlan know the world is watching their complicity in crimes against humanity.

When:
10:00 AM, Tuesday, December 15
(9:30 AM, Meet outside the courthouse)

Where:
James R. Browning Courthouse, Courtroom 1
95 7th Street (corner of Mission & 7th) San Francisco

Who:
Ben Wizner, staff attorney for the ACLU National Security Program, will argue before an en banc panel of 11 judges from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

What:
Arguments in Mohamed, et al. v. Jeppesen, the ACLU's lawsuit against Boeing subsidiary Jeppesen DataPlan for its role in the Bush administration's "extraordinary rendition" program. The government is appealing an earlier ruling allowing the case to go forward.

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Protest John Yoo's New “Secret Class” at UC Law School

Event:              Protest Action and Press Conference 
Where:             UC Berkeley Law School
                        The Office of the Dean, #215 Boalt Hall
When:              Tuesday, January 12 at 3:00 PM
 
press release from World Can't Wait, San Francisco
 
BerkeleyWith anti-torture protest continuing to focus on the presence on the University of California faculty of former Bush administration lawyer John Yoo, UC officials have adopted a new tactic. Yoo will again teach spring semester at Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall) – but the location of his classroom is being kept secret from the public, and Yoo himself is unlikely to be physically present for the first night of his class Tuesday, January 12.
 
Jon Stewart promotes John Yoo's book - read about it on Debra Sweets blog.

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Groups Say No More Troops to Afghanistan: Bring them all Home Now!

Press release from World Can’t Wait and American Friends Service Committee

Washington Square Park, Hauley Plaza, Sunday, 11/15 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Photo & interview opportunity with military families & veterans

 

New York, NY—In anticipation of President Obama’s announcement that more US troops will be sent to occupy Afghanistan, anti-war organizations will exhibit combat boots representing the fallen soldiers from New York State. 

World Can't Wait in conjunction with Military Families Speak Out of New York will take the American Friends Service Committee "Eyes Wide Open” Exhibit into Washington Square Park, at Hauley Plaza at 1:00 pm.

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World Can't Wait mobilizes people living in the United States to stand up and stop war on the world, repression and torture carried out by the US government. We take action, regardless of which political party holds power, to expose the crimes of our government, from war crimes to systematic mass incarceration, and to put humanity and the planet first.