People and organizations from all over the country are joining together to support the Eyewitness Libya speaking tour featuring Cynthia McKinney that begins tomorrow night in Los Angeles. The speaking tour is sponsored by the ANSWER Coalition.
See below for details about the tour.
Also speaking on the tour will be Akbar Muhammad of the Nation of Islam, former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark and Brian Becker, National Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition.
In New York City, we have secured the historic National Black Theater on 125th St. as the venue for the meeting that will take place on Saturday, June 25 at 2 p.m.
The tour has now been extended to Syracuse, N.Y., for an event on Sunday, June 26.
By a margin of 2-to-1, people in the United States oppose the war in Libya, and there is growing Congressional opposition. The Obama White House offered an absurd rationale for its refusal to comply with the War Powers Act of 1973, asserting that the massive bombing of Libya by U.S., British and French war planes is somehow different from the "hostilities" associated with war.
At the same time, the U.S. government and the other NATO members who are raining bombs and missiles on downtown Tripoli are refusing any effort by the Libyan government to negotiate a resolution of the civil war. They want to carry out regime change in Libya and a create client government in a country that possesses the largest oil reserves in Africa and the ninth largest in the world.
Please join in at one of the meetings in your area during the next week.
If you cannot attend one of the meetings but you want to show your support, funds are urgently needed to pay for travel costs, venue rentals, posters and flyers, and other expenses associated with this significant speaking tour.
Major tour stops include:
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