Saudi Arabia

Raytheon UMass Lowell (UML) Research Institute, or as it’s better known, RURI, is exactly as it reads: a research facility led by both Raytheon and UML. Specifically, the men in charge are Drs Christopher McCarroll and Craig Armiento of Raytheon and UML, respectively. Anyone who …

Yemen: What’s Happening and What Can We Do?

March 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

Speaker: Kathy Kelly, Co-Coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence Join us for the second program in our series on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Kathleen Kelly is the Co-Coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. Kathy is just coming off her fast to call attention to …

Speaker: Sarah Leah Whitson, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch Middle East and North Africa Division Join us for the first in a continuing series exploring the history of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and MIT’s relationship with the Kingdom. Sarah Leah Whitson will focus on …

Raytheon, headquartered right here in Massachusetts, makes billions of dollars a year selling weapons of war that kill innocent civilians around the world, including weapons being used by Saudi Arabia in the U.S.-backed War on Yemen. They’re attending a campus career fair to recruit Northeastern’s …

Protest War Profiteer Raytheon at UMass Amherst

February 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

Join us Tuesday February 12 from 1-3pm to protest Raytheon at the UMASS Tech and Engineering Career Fair. Raytheon is a Massachusetts based Defense Contracting Company complicit in some of the worst war crimes in recent history. They are the third largest weapons producer in …

The past weeks have seen a dramatic shift in mainstream attitudes toward our relationship with Saudi Arabia. The grisly killing of Jamal Khashoggi is reverberating throughout power circles in the U.S. and has shaken the very basis of a consensus around the U.S.-Saudi alliance. For the …

Saudi’s Murderous Regime

November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

by Brian Garvey and Jacqueline King This article appeared in the Fall 2018 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter The brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and a legal permanent resident of the United States, has captured international attention and sparked …

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