Reports on Protest & Resistance

Protest/Outreach Against Drones in Honolulu

Drone crashes Chinese New Year in Honolulu!by the Hawai'i Chapter of World Can't Wait

Friday night was the first night of the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Chinatown. Lions danced in the streets. Drumming bounced off the walls of surrounding buildings, and tens of thousands of firecrackers created constant noise. Thousands of residents, tourists and GI's filled the streets. Our huge grey drone replica hovered over the celebration - a sober reminder of U.S. warfare in 2013.

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Protesting Obama's Drones and Wars at the Inauguration

Protesting drones and war at Obama's InaugurationThe Arc of Justice Coalition, a group of local DC area residents called for an end to corporate domination of our political and economic system, and for an end to the US wars and occupations that are impoverishing us all in many ways while inflicting devastation abroad. Local residents joined the parade and we collectively expressed our opposition to the continuing militarism, drone strikes, US presidential kill lists, U.S. intervention in Latin America, bailouts of banks, home foreclosures, and profits over people.

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Protests Against the Eleventh Anniversary of Guantanamo

Press coverage from multiple cities

Protesting Guantanamo, DC 2013Protesters gather in US capital to demand closure of Gitmo (Borneo Bulletin)

About 200 protesters in the US capital marked the 11th anniversary Friday of the arrival of inmates at the US-run detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, demanding its immediate closure. The demonstrators marched from the Supreme Court to Congress to the White House in Washington, chanting “Close Guantanamo now!” and “Guantanamo has to go!”

President Barack Obama vowed when he was first elected in 2008 that he would close the prison camp.

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Drones Kill Kids: Protesting in Hawaii Obama's Drone Program

Ann Wright protesting Obama's drones in Hawaii

by Ann Wright

As President Barack Obama spent his last day, January 5, in Hawaii, representatives from Hawaii Peace and Justice and World Can't Wait protested his assassin drone program and lack of effort on Palestinian issues in front of his Hawaii vacation home.

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ZERO DARK THIRTY - Movie Justification of Torture Protested Yesterday

Emeryville protest against Zero Dark Thirty, photo by Andrew Stelzer/KQED

by the SF Bay World Can't Wait Chapter

Emeryville, CA, Friday January 4:   At an AMC multiplex where Zero Dark Thirty opened in the Bay Area, World Can’t Wait and other activists (including Amnesty International and Code Pink) were there from the first showing into the evening, flyering and agitating around a statue-still man in Guantanamo jumpsuit, hood and chains. His signboard read: “Torture is ALWAYS illegal, immoral and unacceptable – Don’t Buy CIA Lies!”

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9 Arrested for Blocking Gate of Beale AFB to Protest Drone Strikes

Beale Drone ProtestBEALE AFB (Marysville), Ca. – Nine military veterans and peace activists from throughout California were arrested around at the main gate to Beale AFB (North Beale Road) today, protesting the inhumane and cruel U.S. Drone Program, now killing thousands of innocent men, women and children around the world.

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Humanity and the Planet Come First!

Debra Sweet Humanist HeroineThe Feminist Caucus of the American Humanist Association presented Sweet with its Humanist Heroine Award at the AHA’s 71st annual conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, on June 9, 2012. The following is adapted from her remarks in acceptance of the award.

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Truth was Outside the Debate

knowdronesatHofstraBy Debra Sweet

Despite what you may have seen on the screen Tuesday night, there were little pockets of truth-telling at Hofstra University.

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Upstate New Yorkers to Hancock Air Base: "Stop Enabling Reaper Drone War Crimes"

hancock10droneswarcrimesFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Today, October 5, members of Upstate Drone Action are attempting yet again to deliver their citizens’ indictment for war crimes to the command and personnel of Hancock Air Base.

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Speech by Stephanie Tang for the San Francisco October 6, 2012 Rally on 11th Anniversary of Afghanistan War

stephtang10.5.12Yesterday I was at a high school with a young army vet on the We Are Not Your Soldiers Tour.  We spoke in 3 classes, telling the students  the truth about America’s wars.

These students were between 4 and 6 years old the day the U.S. attacked Afghanistan.  Now they see military recruiters prowling their campuses because the empire needs them to fight, kill, and die for it. 

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World Can't Wait–Hawai'i Sponsors "Festival of Resistance" at UH Manoa

wcwhawaiisept2012From World Can't Wait, Hawai'i 

On September 12th World Can’t Wait-Hawai`i held its annual “Festival of Resistance” at the University of Hawai`i. The Festival has been held at the beginning of each school year for the purpose of introducing students to community organizations and promoting an atmosphere of resistance.  

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World Can't Wait mobilizes people living in the United States to stand up and stop war on the world, repression and torture carried out by the US government. We take action, regardless of which political party holds power, to expose the crimes of our government, from war crimes to systematic mass incarceration, and to put humanity and the planet first.