On October 7, 2001, the U.S. launched a military strike against Afghanistan. Now 17 years later, tens of thousands are dead, even more wounded, millions displaced, and more than $2,400 billion spent, this war — the longest war in U.S. history — shows no sign of ending.
Assemble at noon for a vigil on this 17th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, followed by a solemn march to the Times Square military recruiting station for a demonstration against endless wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, northern Africa with U.S. special forces operating secretly in dozens of other countries.
Sponsors (list in formation): NYC War Resisters League, Catholic Worker/New York City, Peace Action New York State, Granny Peace Brigade, NY Metro Raging Grannies, Brooklyn For Peace, World Can't Wait, Uptown Progressive Action, Kairos Community, Pax Christi Metro New York, Code Pink/NYC
For more information: nycWRL@nycwarresisters.org or call 718-768-7306
October 07, 2018 at 12pm - 2pm
NY Public Library
5th Avenue and 41st St, New York, NY 10018, United States,
NYC War Resisters League ·