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Kill Rock Stars joins millions of other Americans (you know who you are!) in our condemnation of "H. J. Res 114 - Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iraq" and our pledge to resist and protest the impending stupid and immoral invasion of Iraq. Please let us know what is happening in your town to stop or protest this war, and we will post information we receive here, so some of your neighbors can find out and help.
Women In Black vigils
Silent peace vigils to mourn the victims of war that take place weekly all over the world. (in Olympia every Friday from 5-6 at Percival Landing) go here to get info about protests in different cities. Cathy Pfeil is the contact for Olympia. Women in Black is an international peace network. Women in Black is not an organization, but a means of mobilization and a formula for action. Women in Black vigils were started in Israel in 1988 by women protesting against Israel's Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. Women in Black has developed in the United States, England, Italy, Spain, Azerbaijan and in FR Yugoslavia, where women in Belgrade have stood in weekly vigils since 1991 to protest war and the Serbian regime's policies of nationalist aggression. Women in Black New York have been standing in solidarity with the women of Belgrade since 1993.
No Blood for Oil: Sundays, @ 5pm
No Blood for Oil, an anti-authoritarian, direct-action-oriented group that is organizing against the impending war on Iraq, meets Sundays @ 5pm in St. Mark's Church, 2nd Avenue @ 10th Street, East Village.
more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Humanitarian agencies need your help!
"Of course the people don't want war. But after all, it's the leaders of the
country who determine the policy, and it's always a simple matter to drag
the people along whether it's a democracy, a fascist dictatorship, or
a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people
can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All
you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the
pacifists for lack of patriotism, and exposing the country to greater
-- Herman Goering at the Nuremberg trials (Link)
Common Dreams reports on Oct 26 protests, not reported in most other places...