Stop Droning Afghanistan
17 Years: ENOUGH!
This month marks the 17th anniversary of the invasion and occupation of Afghanistan, the longest war in U.S. history. Does it make any sense that the wealthiest nation on the planet should be bombing one of the very poorest nations for 17 years, with no end in sight? "Mission Accomplished” in Afghanistan had been declared by both president Bush and president Obama…yet the US bombing continues, and over 40,000 military, mercenary and allied troops remain in that devastated nation, “the most droned place on earth.” Hundreds of thousands of Afghans have been killed, and tens of thousands live with amputations and other permanent injuries. CODEPINK says: ENOUGH!
Join us this Sunday in solidarity with the people of Afghanistan. Wear a sky blue scarf (if you have one), in support of the Afghan Peace Volunteers heroic campaign to end war globally. Learn more here.
Wear pink or come as you are, but come in the spirit of unity for nonviolence.
Bring signs ( 2x3 ft. or smaller)......wooden sticks/poles permitted.
11:45 am: Gather at the SF or Marin end of the eastern walkway of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Parking available on all 4 "corners", just remember to take
the last exit on hwy 101 as you approach the bridge, or the
first exit after you leave the bridge.
12:00 pm: Walk on the eastern walkway from the north or south ends, to converge in the middle for Peace in Afghanistan vigil.
1:00pm Rally on SF side after the bridge walk: Tentative plan for a 5 min. DIE-IN on the plaza to memorialize all those lost lives from this useless 17 year war.
Bring your children, your mothers, friends, relatives and your LOVE!
BE GREEN AND CARPOOL
See http://tripplanner.transit.511.org/ for public transit options.
Golden Gate Transit Buses 10, 70, 80
and SF Muni Bus 28 stop at the bridge (SF side).