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Free Jamal Khashoggi – Respond to Saudi War on Yemen – Protest at Raytheon in Cambridge
October 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Why is Raytheon supporting the atrocious regime in Saudi Arabia?
The apparent murder of dissident U.S. based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has further exposed the murderous Saudi regime as one that has no respect for human rights and that expects to be able to get away with any crimes with no consequences. The media, Congressional, and business elite are embarrassed by their close ties to the Saudi dictatorship and are trying to distance themselves from this murder, but they are not yet taking action to repudiate Saudi’s ruinous destruction of Yemen, which it is carrying out with U.S. military support and with weapons produced in Massachusetts by Raytheon Corporation.
We call on Raytheon to stop doing business with Saudi Arabia until it stops the war in Yemen. In response to the Saudi war on Yemen and the U.S.’ continued to support for that war, we will rally at Raytheon BBN offices in Cambridge.
Raytheon supplies the bombs and military equipment to both Saudi Arabia and the UAE that makes such savage attacks possible and it has a close and essential relationship to the Saudi Military.
Sponsored by The Raytheon Anti-war Campaign: Veterans for Peace/Smedley Butler Brigade; Cambridge Friends Meeting/Peace and Social Concerns; Massachusetts Peace Actior and American Friends Service Committee
For information call 617-623-5288 or 617-354- 2169
Raytheon BBN Technologies
10 Moulton St, Cambridge
(Take 74 or 78 bus from Harvard Sq. On the right as you head out Concord Ave. from the Fresh Pond Circle toward Belmont. Directly across from the entrance to the Neville Nursing Home. The address is 10 Moulton St. Parking is available a block down Moulton St. on the right. There is a wide sidewalk where we can stand.)