Stop the Militarization of Space

Keep Space for Peace Week

International Week of Protest to

Stop the Militarization of Space

  No Missile Defense

No to NATO Expansion

No Syria Attack

End Afghanistan Occupation

Stop the Drones Surveillance & Killing

No Nuclear Power in Space or on Earth

End Corporate Domination of Foreign/Military Policy

Convert the Military Industrial Complex

 

 

 

·         Albuquerque, New Mexico (Oct 12) Drones and endless war protest at Kirtland AFB, Truman Gate, 11:00 am Stop the War Machine  [email protected]    

·         Andover, Massachusetts (Oct 10)  Vigil at Raytheon missile plant, 7-8 am at the front gate on Rte 133 [email protected]  

·         Asheville, North Carolina (Oct 8) Screening of documentary film The Ghosts of Jeju putting in context the pivot to Asia-Pacific and how US space domination is used to direct all Pentagon operations. Ken Ashe (VFP) will speak on his trip to Jeju Island.  7:00 p.m. Lord Auditorium, Pack Memorial Library. Sponsoring groups New South Network of War Resisters, WNC PSR, members of WILPF Disarmament Task Force.  [email protected]  

  • Bath Iron Works, Maine (Oct 5) Vigil across from administration building on Washington Street (Navy Aegis destroyers outfitted with missile defense systems built at BIW) 11:30-12:30 am   Smilin Trees Disarmament Farm (207) 763-4062 
 
  • Bath Iron Works, Maine (Oct 19) Demonstration at Christening of new Navy stealth destroyer 10:00 am on Washington St.  Sponsors: Maine Veterans For Peace, Smilin Trees Disarmament Farm, Maine Bring Our War $$ Home Campaign   (207) 443-9502
 

 

 

 

 

  • Cardigan, Wales (Oct 6) Benefit Concert for Medical Aid for Palestinians, Scene Red plus Guests Bob Fish, Bill Vester, Small World Theatre, 8pm Poster details. For more information contact Maya Evans or on 07973 484202 or Penny Walker or on 07414 465695

 

 

 

  • Coventry, England (Oct 9) The Real Cost of Drone Warfare with Maya Evans & Penny Walker, Friends Meeting House, Hill St. Coventry CV1 4AN, 7.30pm 9pm.

 

 

  • Dublin, Ireland (Oct 9-12) Screening of documentary film The Ghosts of Jeju at The Exchange Dublin, Temple Bar.  Oct 9 at 8:30 pm; Oct 10 at 8:00 pm; Oct 11 at 5:00 pm; Oct 12 at 5:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Jeju Island, South Korea (Oct 23-24) International Womens Peace Pilgrimage & Solidarity Mission to Jeju Island, Peace for Life faith-based movement, www.peaceforlife.org

 

 

  • Leicester, England (Oct 8) The Real Cost of Drone Warfare with Maya Evans & Penny Walker, The Muslim Khatri Association Centre, 1 Connaught St Leicester LE2 1FJ. 7.30pm 9pm. For more information contact Maya Evans or on 07973 484202 or Penny Walker or on 07414 465695

 

  • Lincoln, England (Oct 6) Waddington 6 drone pre-trial event, Lincoln.   More details from Drone Campaign Network

 

  • Lincoln, England (Oct 7) Magistrates Court. Trial of the Waddington 6 begins.The 6 entered the RAF base in June and have been assured that their arguments will be listened to in full and they want to use the trial as an opportunity to get as much media coverage as possible for Putting Drones on Trial. They will be using the recently published paper by Public Interest Lawyers about the illegality of drones. Supporters welcome. More details from Drone Campaign Network 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • New York City, New York (Oct 7) Stand Against War and for Our Rights. On the 12th anniversary of the invasion and occupation of Afghanistan, we will gather to discuss our right to assemble peacefully, our opposition to war, and our right to remember. Begins at 5:00 pm at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza, 55 Water Street.  www.stopthesewars.org

 

 

  • Oxford, England (Oct 10) Oxford Catholic Worker / Drone Wars UK The Menace of Drone Warfare with Brian Terrell, 7.30pm Peace House, Paradise St, Oxford OX1 1lD. More details from Drone Campaign Network

 

 

 

 

 

  • Salida, Colorado (All week) Posting space week posters around the community

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keep Space for Peace Week is co-sponsored by the Womens International League for Peace & Freedom, KnowDrones.com and the Drone Campaign Network (UK)

 

 

Resources:

 

·        Download our full-size space week poster at:  http://www.space4peace.org/actions/Keep%20Space%20for%20Peacer%20Poster%202013.pdf

 

 

·        The award winning documentary Pax Americana & the Weaponization of Space is now available online at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tRA5bEO0cUg#!

 

 

  • Order the new documentary video The Ghosts of Jeju that puts the Navy base struggle on Jeju Island in context of US military pivot to Asia-Pacific and illustrates how US space domination is used to direct all Pentagon operations.  http://www.theghostsofjeju.net/

 

 

Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space
PO Box 652
Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 443-9502
[email protected]
www.space4peace.org
http://space4peace.blogspot.com/  (blog)

 

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