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No Room for Wishing, a documentary play about Occupy Boston
No Room For Wishing Image.jpegLocal theatre artist Danny Bryck performs his one-man documentary play "No Room for Wishing," chronicling the story of the occupation of Dewey Square, using the exact words of the people involved. Co-produced by Company One and Central Square Theater, playing at the Boston Center for the Arts this weekend and Central Square Theater 9/30-10/9.
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23 Sep 2012 | Filed under: Announcement / Education : Environment : Gender : Globalization : Human Rights : Labor : Media : Occupy Boston : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
photos/video-Memorial Day For Peace-Boston
memorial day for peace-boston-5-28-12 018.jpgAnti-war Memorial Day observance in Boston;
organized by Veterans For Peace.
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29 May 2012 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Tarek Mehanna Moved to New Federal Holding Facility, Audio of Sentencing Statement Released
The following statement was released today by the Tarek Mehanna Support Committee.

1) Early this morning an anonymously leaked audio recording of Tarek giving his statement at the sentencing hearing was made public and is now being circulated!

http://boston.indymedia.org/usermedia/audio/4/tarek_sentencing.mp3

2) *Tarek has been transferred again. *Now he is in Manhattan at the MCC New York. We have no idea when he will be moved again. Chances are he will be placed in a federal prison, rather than these detention centers, very soon. Please pray for him and his family. Will keep you all posted.

Expect mail sent earlier this week (to the MDC Brooklyn) to be returned. If you would like to send him mail at his current location, please do, but expect that he could be moved at any moment.

Tarek Mehanna
ID # 05315748
MCC NEW YORK
METROPOLITAN CORRECTIONAL CENTER
150 PARK ROW
NEW YORK, NY 10007



The full text of Tarek's statement follows.
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12 May 2012 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : War and Militarism
#99TaxDay: 1,500 Take to Boston Streets to Call Out Corporate and 1% Tax Dodgers
Crowd of Nearly  1,500 Outside Verizon HQ.jpgAs deadline looms for low-income and middle class families, mass march and rally shine a light on the companies and CEOs whose Tax Day never comes.
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19 Apr 2012 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Labor : Media : Occupy Boston : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Sentencing today: hundreds stand with Tarek; Tarek stands for justice!
Dr. Tarek Mehanna was sentenced to 210 months today at the Moakley Federal
Courthouse, with more than 300 supporters packing the courtroom and
overflow rooms. In a landmark case that has mobilized civil liberties and
Muslim groups nationwide, Dr. Mehanna was sentenced for providing 'material
support' to a terrorist organization, amidst hundreds of protesting
supporters.
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13 Apr 2012 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : War and Militarism
video/photos-Boston Protests US War Crimes In Afghanistan
afghanistan war protest-3-17-12 boston 006.jpgBoston, Mass.-March 17, 2012:
A small but vocal and inspired group of anti-war activists
gathered on Boston Common today for a speakout
against the US soldier, Sgt. Robert Bales, massacre
of 16 Afghani civilians-9 children, 3 women, and 4 men, last weekend.
Click on the links below--
Video:
http://youtu.be/aQM5ggBbvbU
Photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/protestphotos1/sets/72157629242269796/detai/
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18 Mar 2012 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
video/photos-Boston No War On Iran Protest-Feb. 4, 2012
no war on iran-2-4-2012 boston 021.jpgBoston, Mass.-Feb. 4, 2012:
About 200 peace activists rallied and marched against US war on Iran.
VIDEO:
http://youtu.be/v4WOUyNm8-I
MORE PHOTOS:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/protestphotos1/sets/72157629175586885/detai/
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06 Feb 2012 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Stand in Solidarity with Tarek Mehanna
freetarekposter.jpgRally to express your outrage at the unjust guilty verdict!


When: Saturday January 21st, 2012 from 2-3:30pm.
Where: The Gazebo on the Boston Common near Park Street

This rally marks an important milestone in our support of Tarek and will
include:

1. Written statement from Tarek
2. The Free Tarek Campaign road map, 2012: Next Steps
3. A number of speakers
4. Petition signature collecting
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08 Jan 2012 | Filed under: Announcement / Human Rights : War and Militarism
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