Stop the killing of the people in Iraq
Stop the killing
of the people of Iraq
"We have heard that a half million children have died," said "60 Minutes"
reporter Lesley Stahl, speaking of US sanctions against Iraq. "I mean,
more children than died in Hiroshima. And -- and you know, is the price
Her guest, in May 1996, U.N. Ambassador Madeleine Albright,
think this is a very hard choice, but the price -- we think the price is
Well the Student Direct Action Coalition stands up for basic human
rights. We believe that murdering thousands of children is wrong.
Albright is crazy if she believes that it our country has the right
to murder innocent families.
On Wed. the 18th of Feb. we went to Columbus to protest Albright's speech.
About 35 of us managed to make it to the "town meeting". One person was
arested for having a sign which read "Stop Killing innocent Iraqi families".
The student direct action coalition has co sponsored a trip to a vigil in
Dayton against the war in Iraq. There has also been a prayer vigil here on
campus and a number of informational meetings. These events draw about
60 students on average. We did a march to the richmond city
building from campus and then we made some noise.
seemed like there was support for a peaceful resolution even here in
For more current information, check out our
message board , or our
links page . If you are already
involved, check out this list of
other people interested in peace action
from spring semester '98.
Last semester our group was involved in the war resistors
PENTA-B-GONE. day, which was October 24th. Next
year we will be going to Washington.
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