Iraq

by Jeff Klein

Donald Trump began the new year with a reckless move that pushed the world closer to a dangerously widened war in the Middle East. The killing of Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi general Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis – along with 8 other Iraqis and Iranians — by drone missiles in Baghdad on January 2 was an aggressive and criminal act, no matter how much the White House tries to spin it as a “defensive measure.”

No War with Iran: Rally and Candlelight March

January 9, 2020 // 0 Comments

Join us on Thursday, January 9th, at 4:30 pm. We will gather outside the Harvard Sq. MBTA Station and march the short distance to the Cambridge Common at 5 pm for talks. Our demands are clear: No War with Iran and U.S. troops out of …

Protests swept the US last week in response to the illegal assassination of Iran’s top military general Qassem Suleimani by the warmongering Trump administration. In Massachusetts, some 500 demonstrators marched in Boston on Saturday Jan. 4th and 300 gathered in Harvard Square, Cambridge on Thursday Jan. 9th to demand that the US stop threats and attacks on Iran, end sanctions, pull its troops out of Iraq and engage in diplomacy rather than aggression to resolve differences in the Middle East. These were two out of 11 actions that took place in communities across the Commonwealth. At least 375 protests involving more than 20,000 people erupted throughout the country, according to MoveOn.org.

No War On Iran! US Troops Out of Iraq!

January 4, 2020 // 0 Comments

Local demonstrations around the United States will demand: No More US Troops to Iraq or the Middle East! US Out of Iraq Now! No War/ No Sanctions on Iran! President Trump’s assassination of Qassem Soleimani, a senior Iranian military leader, is just the latest unilateral …

Remembering Fallujah

May 2, 2019 // 0 Comments

Remembering Fallujah: Repairing Memory, Rebuilding Communities, and Restoring Justice Integrated Learning Center, room S240 The Iraqi city of Fallujah has become an epicenter of geopolitical conflict, where foreign powers and non-state actors have repeatedly waged war in residential neighborhoods with staggering humanitarian consequences. Join us …

A Conversation with Kathy Kelly

March 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Pax Christi RI invites the community to have a conversation with Kathy Kelly, internationally renowned peace activist and founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. The conversation will be focused on Yemen, Iraq and Afghanistan: What’s Happening and What Can We Do? Kathy Kelly is touring …

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