Tighe Barry

Tighe Barry

Tighe Barry is a member of the peace group CodePink.org.

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Friday, May 05, 2017
Convicted for Protesting Jeff Sessions is No Laughing Matter
On May 1st, I stood on trial for having “greeted” Jeff Sessions in Congress before the start of his confirmation hearing in January. I was convicted along with my fellow activists, Lenny Bianchi and Desiree Fairooz. We each face up to $2,000 in fines,12 months in prison, or both. The sentencing...
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Monday, November 17, 2014
I Am a Patriot. Stop This Madness. No More Killing In Our Names.
On Thursday, November 13, I dropped down in my seat at the hearing room of the House Armed Services Committee on the Administration’s Strategy and Military Campaign against ISIL, a little depressed at what was to come. More war, less hope for peace. Just two days earlier, on Veterans Day, I was at...
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Saturday, March 31, 2012
Commemorating Palestinian Land Day in Jordan
On March 30, 2012, hundreds of demonstrations took place across the globe in commemoration of Palestinian Land Day. This important day in the history of the Palestinian people is a sorrowful reminder of the six Palestinians who were killed by Israeli forces in 1976 while protesting the continued confiscation of their land.
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