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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
Photos/Video: Anti-War New Years Eve 2012-Boston
1 A First Night 2012 Boston 002.jpgBoston, Mass.-Dec.31, 2011:
About 50 peace, Occupy Boston, and Palestine activists held a standout protest in the midst of Boston's New Years Eve 2012 festivities.
An info table was set up and anti-war stickers were passed out to New Years revelers.
More Photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/protestphotos1/sets/72157628660253453/detai/
Video:
http://youtu.be/RG27s7nFi5A
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03 Jan 2012 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Boston Anarchist Bookfair (November 11-13)
boston-a-bookfair_8x11.jpgBoston Anarchists have become a favorite scapegoat of Mayor Menino and the chief of the Boston Police Department. Come see what all the fuss is about in a weekend of resistance to authoritarianism, oppression, and capitalism! We will host workshops, presentations and vendors from all over New England and the U.S. In addition, we will present the first ever Boston Anarchist Film Festival! You don't have to be an anarchist to attend-- this event is about sharing, listening and collaboration. Come explore the possibilities of collective liberation!
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08 Nov 2011 | Filed under: News / Education : Environment : Gender : Globalization : Labor : Media : Organizing : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
BOSTON PALESTINE FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 5th ANNIVERSARY
BPFF_poster_2011.jpegThe Boston Palestine Film Festival (BPFF), co-presented with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, celebrates its fifth anniversary this year. From October 21-30, BPFF will screen over 50 Palestine-related films by Palestinian, American, Israeli, and international filmmakers at the MFA and other venues across the city. The festival also features three live music shows as well as panel discussions with distinguished, invited guests. The festival opens this Friday, Oct. 21st at 6:30pm at the MFA with the screening of the highly acclaimed 2009 Cannes Selection,The Time That Remains (2009), by Elia Suleiman. The director will also be in attendance.
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21 Oct 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Palestine : Politics : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Anti-War Protest Fills Boston's Streets-video/photos
boston anti-war march-oct. 15 2011 011.jpgOct.15--Thousands of anti-war protesters march through downtown Boston to protest the 10th anniv. of the Afghanistan war:
video of march:
http://youtu.be/8Zvi6aUx4O8

photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/protestphotos1/sets/72157627777387451/
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16 Oct 2011 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
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