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3,000 Vets, War Protesters Hand-Deliver Their Message
DNEVER - "Follow Us. Welcome to Denver," read the electronic sign on the police vehicle. And with that conciliatory gesture, an unpermitted march for peace was allowed to proceed Wednesday afternoon through downtown Denver streets - peacefully. It was easily the largest demonstration in a week...
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They're Taking A Stand Against The War, One Step At A Time
A small group of protesters is marching 450 miles from Chicago to St. Paul to join demonstrators at the Republican National Convention.
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Winter Soldiers Hit the Streets
SEATTLE - In a clear change of strategy to energise public anti- war sentiment, Iraq veterans led a determined demonstration of hundreds through the streets of downtown Seattle last Saturday, following regional Winter Soldier hearings at the Seattle Town Hall. A larger Winter Soldier event occurred...
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West Coast Winter Soldier: "Enough Is Enough, It's Time to Get Out"
SEATTLE - Dozens of veterans from the U.S. occupation of Iraq converged in this west coast city over the weekend to share stories of atrocities being committed daily in Iraq, in a continuation of the "Winter Soldier" hearings held in Silver Spring, Maryland in March. At the Seattle Town Hall, some...
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Iraq Veterans Describe Atrocities to Lawmakers
WASHINGTON - Antiwar veterans of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan took their case to Capitol Hill Thursday, baring their souls with stories of killings of innocent civilians, torture, and wrongful detentions. "On several occasions our convoys came upon bodies that had been lying on the road,...
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An Antiwar March Through Towns Unused to One
CENTRAL SQUARE, N.Y. - On Wednesday, Charlie Price was smoking a cigarette and sitting outside his restaurant, Charlie's Place, on a two-lane stretch of highway on the outskirts of town. He watched as a small group protesting the war in Iraq marched toward him, carrying peace signs and waving at...
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War Protesters Use Tax Day To Send Message
BANGOR, Maine - Opponents of the Iraq war spent Tuesday, the deadline for filing income tax returns, working to educate Mainers about the costs of war. More than half of each federal income tax dollar paid by Maine taxpayers now goes toward past and current military expenses, according to Larry...
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Winter Soldiers Move Toward GI Resistance
SILVER SPRING, Maryland - Hundreds of veterans who gathered outside Washington last weekend to testify about their experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan are returning to their communities across the country with the goal of stoking resistance to the Iraq war from inside the U.S. military. The so-...
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US Soldiers 'Testify' About War Crimes
SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND - Dozens of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans publicly testified this weekend about crimes they committed during the course of battle -- many of which were prompted by the orders or policies laid down by superior officers.Some international law experts have said the soldiers...
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US/Iraq: Rules of Engagement 'Thrown out the Window'
SILVER SPRING, Maryland - Garret Reppenhagen received integral training about the Geneva Conventions and the Rules of Engagement during his deployment in Kosovo. But in Iraq, "Much of this was thrown out the window," he says. "The men I served with are professionals," Reppenhagen told the audience...
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