No War with Iran rally, Cambridge, Jan 9, 2020. Quinton Zondervan photo
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Cambridge Protesters Call for “No War with Iran!”

by Val Moghadam

Protests swept the US last week in response to the illegal assassination of Iran’s top military general Qassem Suleimani by the Trump administration. In just two of eleven demonstrations across Massachusetts: some 500 people marched in Boston on Saturday Jan. 4 and 300 gathered in Harvard Square, Cambridge on Thursday Jan. 9 to demand that the US stop attacks on Iran, end sanctions, pull its troops out of Iraq and engage in diplomacy to resolve differences in the Middle East. […]

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No Human Being is Illegal!  Close All Detention Sites!

by Jeanne Gallo

The United States government maintains the largest immigration detention system in the world. This barbaric practice did not begin with Donald Trump, though he has magnified its cruelty to extremes. Over the last four decades, US lawmakers have helped create a multi-billion-dollar industry for the incarceration of immigrants. Forty years ago, this system did not exist. Why are people from Central America seeking asylum here? Their answer: “We are here because you were there.” […]

No War with Iran rally, Boston, Jan 4 2020
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“Impeach the Assassin!” – Anti-war Rally in Boston

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. […]