National Protests Against More War on Iraq

Day of / Day After Protests When the US Starts Bombing Iraq.

World Can't Wait | June 19, 2014

IN THE EVENT of U.S. bombing of Iraq, choose the best protest location in your city/town, and call on people to go there at 5:00 pm the day of the attack, or, in the case of an evening attack, the next day at 5:00 pm.

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Stop the U.S. from doing what it's threatening! U.S. bombs, military aid in support its Maliki government will surely make things worse. This is the message World Can't Wait is distributing:

NO MORE War on Iraq!

NYC ProtestU.S. bombings, economic strangulation through sanctions, and occupation over 23 years are responsible for uncounted deaths – possibly over 1 million – leaving a third of the population displaced, in need of emergency aid or dead.

The current problem is NOT that the U.S. finally withdrew military forces in 2012, but its illegitimate invasions in 1991 and 2003. The USA's occupation of Iraq was conducted in a lawless way, destroying their education, legal, medical, water, sewage, security and electrical systems. When Iraqis rebelled, Bush's “surge” in 2007 handed out arms to Sunni and Shia, supporting death squads on both sides to set them against each other.

The U.S. withdrawal in 2012 left what had been a relatively secular country split along sectarian lines, with a weak puppet government, and a huge opening for Islamic fundamentalists to push for religious rule.

No party in this fight, not Islamic militias, not the Maliki government — paid for by the U.S. — and certainly not the war machine of the U.S. itself, has "right" on its side. Tomahawk missiles fired from US carriers in the Persian Gulf, drone strikes and bombs can only bring unimaginable suffering to the Iraqi people.

We in the U.S. must speak out against any U.S. attacks on Iraq. By exposing and standing against the lies and crimes of our government, whether by Bush or Obama, we can make a difference in how people see what's going on.

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Friday June 20

Chicago, New Orleans, Albuquerque, Dallas post reports on Facebook!

Saturday June 21

Washington, DC
Saturday June 21, 1pm
White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave

Los Angeles, CA
Sat., June 21, 1PM
Pershing Square (Corner of 5th & Hill)
Downtown LA

San Francisco, CA
Sat., June 21, 12noon
Corner of Powell and Market Sts

Sacramento, CA
Sat., June 21, 1PM
Arden Way & Heritage Ln.

Eureka, CA
Sat. June 21, 12 Noon
County Courthouse, 5th & I St.

Fresno, CA
Saturday, June 21 10am - 1pm
Peace Corner - Blackstone & Shaw

Auburn, CA
Sat., June 21, 5PM
At the Fire Pit Corner of Lincoln Way & High St.

Pittsburgh PA
Saturday June 21 1:00 pm
Penn & Highland in East Liberty (116 S Highland Ave)

Fort Wayne IN
Saturday June 21 1:00 pm
Court House Green

Tallahassee, FL
Sat., June 21, 12:30PM
Florida State Capitol 400 South Monroe Street

New Haven, CT
Saturday, June 21, 11AM
College & Chapel Streets

Boston, MA
Saturday, June 21, 1PM
Boston Common outside Park St. Station

Sunday June 22

Seattle, WA
Sunday, June 22, 1PM
Westlake Center 400 Pine St.

Austin, TX
Sunday, June 22, 3-5PM
Texas State Capitol 1300 North Congress

Portland, ME
Sunday June 22 12:00 pm
Congress Square Park

Monday June 23

Raleigh, NC
Monday June 23 at 4pm
Morgan St. side of Capitol Building

Main Calls to Action National Protests Against More War on Iraq


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.