CODEPINK

CODEPINK is a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, stop new wars, and redirect our resources into healthcare, education, green jobs and other life-affirming activities. CODEPINK rejects foreign policies based on domination and aggression, and instead calls for policies based on diplomacy, compassion and a commitment to international law. With an emphasis on joy and humor, CODEPINK women and men seek to activate, amplify and inspire a community of peacemakers through creative campaigns and a commitment to non-violence.

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Monday, July 20, 2009
TODAY: Bikini-Clad Activists Protest Ahava Cosmetics at Cosmoprof Trade Show
To expose the dirty truth of the Ahava Dead Sea Laboratories cosmetics company, bikini-clad activists of the women's peace group CODEPINK here today will rally with signs and chants at the Ahava booth inside the beauty industry's annual major Cosmoprof conference in Las Vegas and call on the Israeli company to end its exploitations of the Occupied West Bank and follow international law.
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Friday, July 10, 2009
Peace Activists to Rally Monday Outside Creech Air Force Base: Will Call For End to US Drone Attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan
At the gates of the Creech Air Force Base here, where American soldiers inside use advanced technology to aim and fire pilotless drones at human targets thousands of miles away in Afghanistan or Pakistan, peace activists from several organizations will rally to stop the use of these drones, violations of international law and fuel for Taliban and Al Qaeda.
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Tuesday, June 30, 2009
CODEPINK Condemns Israeli Abduction of US Congresswoman, 21 Others from Gaza Aid Ship
After this morning's Israel's abduction of 21 human rights workers, including Noble laureate Mairead Maguire and former U.S.
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Tuesday, June 30, 2009
CODEPINK calls for true, complete end to six years of brutal war in Iraq
While many worldwide are lauding an "end" to the Iraq War today, as US troops may have largely moved out of most Iraqi cities, CODEPINK Women for Peace calls for a true, complete end to six years of devastating occupation with a speedy withdrawal of all troops, ending the use of military contractors, the dismantling of permanent bases, and fully transferring power to the Iraqi government.
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Friday, June 19, 2009
CODEPINK Calls for End to Violence Against Peaceful Iranian Protesters
In the midst of public unrest and outrage in Iran over the country’s recent election, CODEPINK stands with the people of Iran at this time of crisis and supports their right to free and fair elections, a recount, and communication inside Iran and with the world.
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Monday, June 08, 2009
CODEPINK and Israeli Feminist Group Protest at Erez Checkpoint at Israel/Gaza Border
More than three dozen Americans and Israelis rallied today at the border checkpoint here into Gaza, hoping to be let through into the war-torn area with playground building materials, food and other products to delivered to the Gazan people, after Israel authorities barred them from entering.
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Wednesday, June 03, 2009
US Group Returning from Gaza to Deliver Hamas letter to Obama in Cairo
An American group arriving here tomorrow from war-torn Gaza will deliver a letter penned by Hamas officials to Pres. Obama, who will be in Cairo delivering his landmark speech to the Arab world. WHAT: CODEPINK delivers letter to Obama from the Hamas government WHEN: 9 a.m. June 4 (tomorrow) WHERE: U.S. Embassy of Cairo, 8 Kamal El Din Salah St., Garden City, Cairo
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Monday, June 01, 2009
American Jews Attempt to Enter Blockaded Gaza Through Israel this Week
To coincide with Pres. Obama's landmark speech to the Arab world Thursday in Cairo, 12 Jewish-Americans will attempt to enter war-torn Gaza on June 5 through the Israeli border as part of a 32-member peace delegation to call on the U.S. administration to push Israel to end its 21-month blockade on Gaza. They also hope to prove the Jewish-American community largely does not support Israel's policies, and urge Obama to visit Gaza during his Middle East trip.
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Thursday, May 28, 2009
66-Member American Delegation to Attempt Entry into Gaza TOMORROW
To increase international pressure for Pres. Obama to call on Israel to end its blockade of war-torn Gaza, just days before Obama delivers his first speech from the Arab world here, TOMORROW a 66-person, largely American delegation will attempt to cross through the heavily policed, blockaded Egyptian city of Rafah into Gaza.
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Friday, May 22, 2009
Egyptian Government Attempts to Block Four Foreign Delegations From Reaching to Gaza Border
As more than 160 Americans and other citizens from around the world begin arriving in Cairo with the intent to cross into Gaza, the operators of Egyptian bus services say they been prohibited by the Egyptian government from transporting them to the border. The groups, made up of four delegations on the Egyptian side and one on the Israeli side, are part of a CODEPINK Women for Peace campaign to bring humanitarian supplies and build playgrounds for the children of Gaza.
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