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Challenging U.S.-Saudi War Crimes in Yemen

December 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Paul Shannon, Somerville.   Published in the Fall 2016 newsletter; adapted from an article in the AFSC Newsletter While the U.S. media focus on Syria, another disaster is unfolding in Yemen. In Yemen, the U.S. is collaborating with Saudi Arabia to do the killing. Yemen …

VICTORY: Citing protests and a “difficult political environment”, Textron announced Aug. 30 that it will no longer make cluster bombs. I’m standing in front of a big sign that says Textron Systems in bold, intimidating letters and a man in a pickup truck with three …

Protest Textron and Cluster Bombs

July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

TEXTRON is profiteering from weapons that kill innocent civilians. It is the only remaining maker of cluster bombs in the US. Currently, Textron is selling cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia, fueling a disastrous war in Yemen that has caused a humanitarian disaster. Bomblets that do …

Global Day of Action On Military Spending: Southeast New England Regional Witness for Peace Cut Pentagon Spending – Meet Human Needs Stop Textron’s cluster bomb sales to Saudi Arabia  End the U.S.-Saudi War against Yemen On the day our Federal Income Taxes are due, we gather …