Tigrayans and supporters rallied in downtown Boston April 7 calling for peace, an end to starvation and rape as tactics of war, and calling for US actions to stop the war. Paul Shannon photo
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Tigray Urgently Needs Peace

by Sunny Robinson Concerned people in the U.S. should be gravely concerned about the humanitarian disaster and the wide spread hunger and starvation in Tigray Province, Ethiopia.   In the strongest possible terms and with the greatest sense of urgency, the U.S. should use its voice […]

Iman Saleh (with drum) on hunger strike  in Washington D.C. to protest the blockade and war against Yemen; seated next to her is Rep. Ilhan Omar. Hassan El-Tayyab photo
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Hunting in Yemen

by Kathy Kelly “It’s not normal for people to live like this,” says Iman Saleh, now on her twelfth day of a hunger strike demanding an end to war in Yemen. Since March 29th, in Washington, D.C., Iman Saleh, age 26, has been on a […]

Aerial View of the Pentagon in Virginia
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Prelude to Tax Day

by Pat Hynes Previously published in Common Dreams On Tax Day, there’s more than one elephant in the room, and they’re all in mansions. Elephants occupy the bulging mansions of 657 American billionaires, 43 of them new this past pandemic year. Their combined wealth soared […]

Boston said NO to war on Yemen, January 25, 2021
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2021-2023 Board Nominees

Most Massachusetts Peace Action directors serve for a 2-year term.  The following candidates have been nominated by the Executive Committee for election in March 2021.  The election will take place on April 24, 2021 at the MAPA annual meeting. New members running for election Vaughn […]

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Board Election Process 2021

Mass. Peace Action’s 2021 board election will be held during our Annual Meeting, which will be held as an online meeting on April 24. The Board of Directors is responsible for directing MAPA’s work between Annual Meetings. As Massachusetts Peace Action works to grow and strengthen […]

Haiti Solidarity Rally, JFK Federal Bldg, Boston, March 29, 2021
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Haiti Solidarity Rally

by Yoav Elinevsky Today, on March 29, 2021, more than 30 activists and members of the Haitian community in Boston, protested US neo colonialism in Haiti . It was especially windy and chilly day, with wind blowing at 25 miles per hour but it did […]