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April 4, 2012

2012.04.04: 4-6 p.m. Today: Two OWS/Social Justice Events

Filed under: Antiwar,International Human Rights,Labor Solidarity,Palestine — nyclaw01 @ 10:58 pm

From: Letwin, Michael
Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2012 1:44 PM
To: 1199 Members; ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: 4-6 p.m. Today: Two OWS/Social Justice Events

Emergency Rally: Activist Abdulhadi Al Khawaja May Die from Hunger Strike
We will be holding an Emergency Rally on Thursday from 4pm-6pm in front of the Bahrain Consulate in NYC to demand the release of Abdulhadi Al Khawaja who is now on his 56th day of a hunger strike and may soon die from organ failure.
Location: Consulate General of the Kingdom of Bahrain, 866 2nd Avenue (between 46th & 47th Streets), Manhattan.
Background: https://www.facebook.com/events/303202673086726/

Stand with TWU Local 100 to Defend Public Transit
On the anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination, as well as his groundbreaking speech “Beyond Vietnam: Breaking the Silence,” we honor Dr. King’s legacy by joining in direct action demanding public transportation for the 99% and advancing his vision for racial and economic equity.
Location: Bowling Green, Manhattan.
Background: http://occupywallst.org/article/fight-cuts-occupy-public-transit-today/

 

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