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Dec 17, 2014, 4:39pm Jeff Hood
Shots rang out. Blood was everywhere. Bodies hit the floor. Children screamed. The images and descriptions of the scene at a school in Pakistan are more than horrific. Over 130 children are dead over an extremist religious ideology.From...
Aug 13, 2014, 10:14am Dr. Hakim
“Her father was killed in Helmand amidst fighting between the Taliban and the Afghan/U.S.-NATO forces,” said a relative about Gul Jumma, who looked down, shy and full of angst, sensing a future that’s not promising.Gul Jumma, together with the...
Nov 21, 2013, 2:16pm Leila Zand
In December 2012, Mark Johnson (then executive director of the Fellowship of Reconciliation) and I represented FOR at an initial meeting in New York City of a coalition of national peace and justice organizations against drones. The No Drones...
Aug 6, 2013, 10:51am Medea Benjamin
1. Declare a moratorium on drone strikes. The head of Al-Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, is calling on jihadists to retaliate for U.S. drone strikes in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Yemen. The Yemeni group Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), where the...
Mar 21, 2013, 1:24pm Zara Zimbardo
It only makes sense in the age of omnipresent consumerism that online shopping portals would become an arena for social commentary and resistance. Welcome to the world of parody reviews!Creative, subversive use of Amazon product customer...
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Dec 6, 2012, 4:30pm Judy Bello
While I was in Pakistan in early October, I spent a day in Karachi with the family and supporters of a Pakistani political prisoner in the United States named Aafia Siddiqui. In Karachi it was clear that there is a lot of public support for Aafia...
Dec 1, 2012, 10:47pm Judy Bello
The following is a slideshow of pictures of some of the victims of Drone attacks in the Federally Administered Tribal Area is Pakistan. The men came to meet with those of us who traveled to Pakistan with the CodePink Peace Delegation to see for...
Dec 1, 2012, 10:37pm Judy Bello
On October 6 and 7, I traveled with the CodePink Peace Delegation from Islamabad to the border of South Waziristan in the town of Tank in the Federally Administered Tribal Area of Pakistan. We wanted to see the part of Pakistan where the US is...