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End U.S. Military Aid to Colombia
Changing US policy from guns and military training to supporting the displaced and treating addiction at home
May 8, 2013, 3:39pm Nathaniel Mahlberg
Many of the scores of anti-drone protests across the country last month took place in communities dependant on the military-industrial complex for the money that drone warfare brings. A critical task of the peace movement is to expose the lie that...
May 3, 2013, 5:16pm Nathaniel Mahlberg
The rise of killer drones marks the new era of empire in which we live and against which we must struggle. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles allow the bloody execution of U.S. power to disappear into white noise, lulling our national conscience asleep to the...
Apr 30, 2013, 11:29am John Lindsay-Poland
As Heads of State from Mexico, Central America and the United States prepare to meet for the Summit of the Central American Integration System (SICA) in Costa Rica on May 4 and 5, the Fellowship of Reconciliation collaborated with Just Associates,...
Apr 24, 2013, 3:43pm Nathaniel Mahlberg
Yesterday’s Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights hearing on the use of military drones received testimony from Farea al-Muslimi, a Yemeni whose village suffered a drone strike last week. Muslimi described...
Apr 22, 2013, 9:40am Nathaniel Mahlberg
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), the Assistant Majority Leader and Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights, will hold the first-ever Senate hearing on the use of drones in targeted killings....
Apr 17, 2013, 9:51pm Nathaniel Mahlberg
Since the beginning of April, protests of war and surveillance drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) have been rolling across major cities and military bases nationwide. The momentum will escalate in dozens of actions in the following weeks. This month...
Apr 10, 2013, 3:36pm Leila Zand
Apr 10, 2013, 3:24pm Leila Zand
Apr 3, 2013, 12:54pm FOR
This month, FOR members across the country are working to stop military and surveillance drones and reduce military spending. Will you join them?Anti-drone activists with the Network for Stopping Drone Spying and Warfare are building a public...
Mar 29, 2013, 1:10pm John Lindsay-Poland
The chief of Honduran National Police, Col. Juan Carlos Bonilla, has been credibly accused of three extrajudicial killings that occurred in 2002, and links to 11 more deaths and disappearances. Honduran prosecutors have documented some 200 death...