in the Americas did not begin with 9/11.
you ever heard of a man named Luis Posada Carriles?
Posada is a ruthless terrorist responsible for the downing of
a Cuban airplane in 1976 that killed 73 people. He bragged in
the New York Times about his role in the bombing of hotels in
Havana that left an Italian tourist dead and many wounded.
Despite these acts of terror, Posada is living openly in
Miami. View our powerful
about Posada here.
went to Miami to launch a campaign calling on the FBI to add
Posada to the Most Wanted List and arrest him. We were
attacked by a violent group of thugs who assaulted our vehicle
and pelted us with eggs while the Miami police and FBI stood
by and watched (check out the CBS
Despite the violence against us, this campaign will continue.
Please help us by calling the FBI at 202-324-3000
to demand that Posada be added to the FBI's Most Wanted List.
To find out more about Posada and our Most Wanted campaign,
Most Wanted on the CODEPINK list is Vice President Cheney.
night, Congressman Robert Wexler presented his fellow House
Judiciary Committee members with the signatures he received
for Cheney impeachment hearings.
He also named organizations that have collected signatures,
peace groups have joined in a national call-in day to
call House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers (202-225-3951)
and your Congressperson, and tell them to urge Chairman
Conyers to begin impeachment hearings for Dick Cheney. You can
call the congressional switchboard at 202-224-3121,
or find the direct number for your rep here.
you for being a member of our pink police force. Through peace
and vigilance, justice will be served.
Desiree, Farida, Gael, Gayle, Jodie, Medea, Nancy, Parisa and
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you to everyone who wrote heartfelt letters to Omar Deghayes
and his mother, Zohar, after learning about Omar's horrific
experience in Guantanamo. You can read a selection of your
and view photos and articles from our January 11th Close
Guantanamo actions here.
forget to make your reservations
for V-Day in New Orleans
April 11th and 12th, with a chance to be part of a community
project the preceding week! We hope you will join us for this
deeply inspiring celebration of sisterhood and strength. Be
sure to check out our other exciting and meaningful CODEPINK
members from the St. Cloud State University CODEPINK
Campus Chapter recently spent a week in DC at the Pink
House, learning how to mobilize on a large scale.
group of young women took a Greyhound for 32 hours to get
to DC. In addition to taking part in a Close Guantanamo
action at the Supreme Court, they also organized the
first-ever counter-recruitment action at the Army
recruiting center near the Pink
House and created a protest outside Halliburton HQ drawing
attention to the rape of a KBR staffer in Iraq and calling
for the government to end all private contracts in Iraq.
they are returning to Minnesota empowered and inspired,
ready to organize with renewed vigor (including protests
at the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis this