For Immediate Release
Community Groups from Across NY State Hold Press Conference to Oppose Militarization of Police and Syracuse PD Participation in Verona SWAT Expo
Groups decry extreme anti-Muslim views featured as keynote at New York Tactical Officers Association Conference this week
Where: 511 State St., Syracuse, NY 13202
When: Wednesday, April 27, 2pm
Who: Syracuse Peace Council, Capital Area Against Mass Incarceration, War Resisters League, Palestine Solidarity Collective (full list below)
The United States’ oldest secular pacifist organization, the War Resisters League has been resisting war at home and war abroad since 1923. Our work for nonviolent revolution has spanned decades and has been shaped by the new visions and strategies of each generation’s peacemakers.