113 Arrested @ the White House and 32 arrested in Quantico, VA .
This weekend Veterans For Peace, along with Vietnam Veterans Against the War, March Forward and Iraq Veterans Against the War marked the 8th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. A rally in DC began with a march around the White House with chants of “Stop These Wars” and “Free Bradley Manning” as drums were played in the background. Ralph Nader and Daniel Ellsberg were among those who spoke to the crowd of 1000+.
One hundred thirteen (113) veterans and supporters were arrested at the White House.
Organizations endorsing the White House civil resistance action include: ANSWER, Black Is Back, CodePink, Courage to Resist, Fellowship of Reconciliation, Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Jewish Voice for Peace, Jews Say NO, March Forward!, National Assembly to End the U.S. Wars and Occupations, Office of the Americas, Peace Action, Peace Action Montgomery, Peace of the Action, United for Peace and Justice, United National Anti-War Committee, Vietnam Veterans Against the War, Voices for Creative Non-Violence, Voters for Peace, War Resisters League, Washington Peace Center, World Can‟t Wait.
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Rallies were held across the nation in solidarity with the main event held at the White House, including events in Iowa City, Corvallis, San Francisco, Santa Barbara and New York City. At this time numbers from the local solidarity rallies have not been reported.
On Sunday 100+ activists continued on to Quantico, VA to rally to Free Bradley Manning.Thirty-two (32) were arrested in Quantico, VA.