in the Americas did not begin with 9/11.Have
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
YouTube about Posada here.
week, CODEPINK 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
coverage here). 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, click
Most Wanted on the CODEPINK list is Vice President Cheney.
Last night, Congressman Robert Wexler presented his fellow House
Judiciary Committee members with the signatures he received calling
for Cheney impeachment hearings. He also named organizations
that have collected signatures, including CODEPINK.
peace groups have joined in a national call-in day to Congress.
Please 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.
Dana, Desiree, Farida, Gael, Gayle, Jodie, Medea,
Nancy, Parisa and Rae
Travel with CODEPINK!
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 letters here
and view photos and articles from our January 11th Close Guantanamo
forget to make your reservations
for V-Day in New Orleans with CODEPINK,
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
travel opportunities as well.
members from the St. Cloud State University CODEPINK
MN 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 August!)
up to join them at our RNC page
here to apply to join us at the CODEPINK
house in DC for your own activist adventure!