March 19th marked the official 5 year anniversary of US occupation of Iraq. Demonstrations were conducted throughout the country this week, many aimed at raising awareness about the ongoing costs of the war and to protest US military and foreign policy. In New York, activists assembled at St. Paul and St. Andrew's Church on the corner of 86th Street and West End Avenue on Wednesday evening for a silent procession in opposition to the United States' role in the conflict. The demonstration w...Views: 2104
On February 15, members of the Fordham University Anti-War Coalition protested the Iraq War at the Rose Hill campus in the Bronx. The rally, organized by the Fordham Anti-War Coalition, took place in front of Fordham's McGinley building, and featured speaker Ray McGovern and live music. Coalition leader Anthony DiMieri says he reached out to local media outlets but received no response. Following the rally, activists marched to Harlem to join other protesters in front of an Army recr...Views: 2105
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