Voices for Creative Nonviolence

Voices for Creative Nonviolence has deep, long-standing roots in active nonviolent resistance to U.S. war-making. Begun in the summer of 2005, Voices draws upon the experiences of those who challenged the brutal economic sanctions imposed by the U.S. and U.N. against the Iraqi people between 1990 and 2003.

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Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Demonstration in Solidarity with Gaza Fishermen on Wednesday
A demonstration in solidarity with Gaza Fishermen is planned for Wednesday, 5 December 2012, to be held at Gaza Port at 10am.
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Six US Citizens Arrested in Bahrain, To Be Deported
Six US Citizens were arrested by Bahraini security forces in Manama on Tuesday during a peaceful protest on the way to the Pearl Roundabout. Protesters had marched into the city center to reestablish a presence of nonviolent, peaceful protest on the one year anniversary of the Arab Spring uprising in Bahrain.
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Saturday, February 04, 2012
Say No To An Attack on Iran Today!
Say no to an Attack on Iran Today! Listing of actions:
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Friday, December 30, 2011
Global Day of Llistening: December 31, 2011 and January 1, 2012
Begining at 7:30 am Afghanistan time (10 pm Eastern, 7 pm Pacific), and continuing for 6+ hours, you can join us in this important discussion. By listening to those who suffer the brunt of US foriegn policy we can better understand the human costs. Check the Global Day of Listening home page for details.
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Voices' Summer Delegation in Kabul: International Activists Join Afghan Youth in Solidarity Delegation
From July 20th to August 15th, a group of seven U.S. peace activists will visit Afghanistan for the purpose of better understanding the consequences of U.S. warfare as experienced by Afghan civilians. In Kabul, they will meet with the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers, a group of young people who have steadily campaigned on behalf of rebuilding Afghanistan and ending the war.
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Thursday, March 17, 2011
International Peacemakers Gather in Kabul and Join Afghan Youth in a Solidarity Delegation
In a small gesture of solidarity, Voices for Creative Nonviolence co-coordinators assembled a peace delegation of 28 individuals that began arriving in Kabul, Afghanistan this morning. The group will spend a week with the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers (AYPVs) to show clear and strong support for these youth and their campaign- Live Without Wars.
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Friday, March 11, 2011
International Activists Assemble in Kabul, March 17 – 24, to Join Afghan Youth in Solidarity Delegation and Tree Planting
From March 17 th to 24 th , a group of 25-30 international peace activists will meet with Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers (AYPV) in Kabul, Afghanistan to learn about their experiences and support an AYPV campaign called “I Wish to Live Without Wars.” www.livewithoutwars.org .
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Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Judge Decides to Devote Four Months to Studying Issues and Testimony Presented in "Creech 14" Case
The “Creech 14” went to trial on September 14, 2010 in Clark County Regional Court in Las Vegas, Nevada. The case originated during a week of demonstrations and vigils in April 2009, when the activists entered Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs to highlight the serious injustice of the U.S. military’s use of drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in Afghanistan and elsewhere. Crews at Creech control the drones used in these expanding wars, including killing civilians in remote controlled assassination attacks. The protesters were charged with trespassing.
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Friday, September 03, 2010
“Creech 14” Activists on Trial in Las Vegas for Protesting Drone Warfare at Creech AFB
On Tuesday, September 14, 2010 , members of the Creech 14, along with their legal advisors and supporters will hold a rally at Lewis and 3 rd Street, at 7:30 a.m . and then proceed to their trial which begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Regional Justice Center at 200 Lewis Avenue. Charged with criminal trespass for entering the Creech AFB on April 9, 2009, the activists will argue that, under international law, they are obliged to oppose illegal U.S. usage of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones) to attack people in Afghanistan.
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Tuesday, January 26, 2010
13 Activists, 9 from Minnesota, Arrested in Front of The White House for Protesting US Militarism
The Twin Cities Campaign for Peace, Women Against Military Madness, and other Minnestoan peace groups, aligned with the Peaceable Assembly Campaign, organized a civil disobedience action today, in Washington, D.C. 13 nonviolent activists were arrested in front of the White House protesting US militarism. Beginning at 10:30 a.m., over thirty participants read names of 77 Minnesotans killed in Afghanistan and Iraq, along with the names of Iraqis and Afghans killed in the U.S. wars.
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