Power of Story
Send a Tweet        
- Advertisement -

Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (1 Shares)  

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   No comments
OpEdNews Op Eds

Peace, feminism and humanism -- this is CODEPINK

By       Message Press Release     Permalink

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; , Add Tags Add to My Group(s)

Funny 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H2 2/23/16

- Advertisement -

See original here

CODEPINK Founder Medea Benjamin
CODEPINK Founder Medea Benjamin
(Image by Bill Hughes, Channel: liamh2)
  Permission   Details   DMCA
- Advertisement -

While US-Presidents waged wars, destroyed whole regions, and victimized millions they protested decidedly with great personal commitment -- the members of CODEPINK.

Even at President Bush's press conference, they raised their voices against the propaganda of war and risked severe personal ramifications -- the members of CODEPINK.
- Advertisement -

With actions of civil courage, they continuously warned of the dangers of nuclear weapons and drone warfare -- the members of CODEPINK.

They protested against the -- according to international law -- illegal Israeli occupation and named the Israeli government what it is, an occupational force and a government of suppressors -- the brave and courageous members of CODEPINK.

Who would more deserve the Wilhelmine-von-Bayreuth-Prize?

- Advertisement -
It is understandable that the parties of Christian Social Union (CSU) and the Greens do not want to award them in Bayreuth. They stand firmly alongside those who wage and are responsible for illegal wars and interventions.

The role of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) is comprehensible. The SPD has mostly mutated to a party of support for missions of war.

Not understandable is the stance of the Left Party (Die LINKE): Did they forget the teachings of the lives of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht? He/she how is for peace will be defamed and persecuted.

Our solidarity rests with CODEPINK. We know what defamation is, we have experienced and seen it over the last 2 years more than enough. But solidarity helps winning. Therefore, we solidarize ourselves with CODEPINK.

Nothing will stop us from struggling for peace and against war with CODEPINK, with our colleagues and friends Medea Benjamin and Ann Wright.

Berlin, February 23 2016

Reiner Braun
(Executive Director International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms, Co-President International Peace Bureau)

Kristine Karch
(Co-Chair International Network No to War -- No to NATO)

Pascal Luig
(Board Member Scientists for Peace Germany , NatWiss; Member of the Organization Committee of the Campaign Stop Ramstein)

Lucas Wirl
(Program Director International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility, INES, Co-Chair International Network No to War -- No to NATO)


- Advertisement -

Funny 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

Go To Commenting
/* The Petition Site */
The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Idle No More-- The Indigenous People's Revolution Begins

"March Against Monsanto" Planned for Over 30 Countries

Bernie Sanders Blocks Bernanke Confirmation... With Bi-Partisan Support

Bush and Associates Found Guilty of Torture

Statement of 911 Widows In Response to 12/25 Terror Attempt

Family Farmers Amplify Legal Complaint Against Monsanto's GMOs