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Yemen is Massachusetts’ war: Standout for an end to Raytheon/Saudi attack on Yemen

July 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Children of Yemen cowering in fear at bombing

Yemen is Massachusetts’ war

Standout for an end to Raytheon/Saudi attack on Yemen

Raytheon (with plants in Waltham, Cambridge and other Mass. locations) provides Saudi Arabia with the bombs and technology that are a major cause of thousands of deaths and the physical destruction responsible for:

  • A raging cholera epidemic with 2,100 dead of cholera so far and 900,000 infected
  • 400,000 children at risk of imminent starvation
  • Terror from the sky caused by 16,749 air raids so far – 15 every day 

       (sources: Doctors without borders; Save the Children; World Health Org; OCHA; UNICEF)

Raytheon’s bombs, technology and its 50 year relationship with the brutal Saudi regime have made this war crime possible.

Meanwhile Raytheon is pressuring the U.S. government to let it sell even more of its bombs to Saudi Arabia as its profits skyrocket. (Boston Globe 6/14/18)   

As the host to this behemoth of the military industrial complex, Massachusetts is the technology hub for Saudi Arabia’s war crimes against people who have done us no harm.

Time to stand up for the survival of the people of Yemen and against the war criminals

Sponsored by Veterans For Peace, Smedley Butler Chapter, with support from MAPA, AFSC and Peace and Social Concerns/Cambridge Friends Meeting. For Information call 617-623-5288

Details

Date:
July 31, 2018
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Organizer

Veterans for Peace – Smedley Butler Brigade
Phone:
(617) 942-0328
Email:
vfpsmedley@gmail.com
Website:
smedleyvfp.org

Venue

South Station
700 Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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