WEST POINT “STOP THE IMPERIAL WARS” PROTEST SET FOR SEPT. 26
WHAT: A “Stop the Imperial Wars” protest on the day of the first Presidential Debate, in solidarity with the protests listed below.
Endorsed by: Concerned Families of Westchester, the Granny Peace Brigade, Hudson Valley Activist Newsletter, National Campaign for Non-violent Resistance, Knowdrones.com, Middle East Crisis Response, United National Anti-war Coalition, Voices for Creative Nonviolence, WESPAC Foundation, the Steering Committee of Women Against War, World Beyond War and World Can’t Wait.
WHEN: Monday, September 26 at 11 a.m.
WHERE: The Thayer (main) Gate of the West Point United States Military Academy, 674 Thayer Road, West Point, NY, adjoining Highland Falls, NY.
OTHER PROTESTS THE SAME DAY:
- Hofstra University Presidential Debate Site – Uniondale Avenue and Hempstead Turnpike, Hempstead, NY – 4 pm, organized by Peace Action Matters as Hofstra, Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives and Peace Action NY. https://www.facebook.com/events/902188603220779/
- The Pentagon – Washington, DC – 9 a.m. Organized by the National Campaign for Non-Violent Resistance and the culmination of the international “No-War 2016” conference being organized by World Beyond War. https://worldbeyondwar.org/nowar2016agenda/
- Beale AFB – Marysville, CA, near Sacramento – 3 – 5 p.m. Organized by Activists United Against Drone Warfare as part of a monthly protest of intelligence gathering for drone warfare underway at Beale.
- S. Embassy, Berlin, Germany – 12 noon EST. Organized by Code Pink Germany and other groups.
- Alice Springs, Australia – Action to close the U.S. intelligence gathering center at Pine Gap Sept. 26 – Oct. 2 hosted by the Disarm Collective.
- Volk Field Air National Guard Base – Camp Douglas, WI. 27, 3;30 – 4:30 p.m. Monthly vigil for an end to drone warfare organized by the Wisconsin Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars.