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LOCAL News :: Peace & War

VAWN CONTINGENT MARCHES IN DC PROTEST

40 members of the Virginia Anti-War Network(VAWN)
marched against Israeli aggression in Lebanon and
Palestine, Saturday, August 12, in Washington, D.C.
The emergency demo was sponsored by ANSWER (Act Now Stop War and Racism), Muslim American Society and National Council of American Islam.
The march had various estimates in size. Organizers said 30,000, police 8,000, splitting the difference 15,000.
The march had many Arab American participants. Lebanese flags flew in abundance as well as Palestinian flags.
One contingent was made up of Hasidic Jews and Muslims marching arm in arm to protest the the Lebanese invasion.
The other large anti-war coalition, United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ) did not participate but urged the militant action of contacting your Congressman. Democrat or Republicanm he or she most likely backs Israel.
 
 


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