Demonstrators gather at White House and across the country to demand: No war on Iran!

Demonstrators gather at White House and across the country to demand:

No war on Iran!

No assassinations! No intervention! No sanctions!

February 4, 2012

Washington, D.C.

San Francisco
Photo: Krissana Limlamai

Los Angeles

New York City
Photo: Ellie Ommani

Photo: Ana Santoyo

Photo: Robert Anderson

Across the country on Saturday, Feb. 4, thousands of people took to the streets to oppose a new war on Iran.

Demonstrators converged before the White House at 12 noon in Washington, D.C., to denounce the campaign of sanctions, assassinations and war threats being waged against Iran by the United States and its allies.

In San Francisco, approximately 600 people participated in the protest action. Demonstrators came together at Powell and Market in the heart of downtown San Francisco for a rally and march denouncing U.S. threats against Iran.

In Los Angeles, over 400 people came out to in response to the the National Day of Action. Protesters gathered at one of the centers of public transportation in the city, passing out hundreds of informational anti-war leaflets, and bringing the message to the heart of LA.

In New York City, around 500 peace, anti-war and occupy wall street activists gathered in the middle of Times Square, using the "people's mic" to amplify the message of the dozens of speakers by using the voice of the crowd.The rally was followed by an energetic march to the UN Headquarters.

Protesters gathered at the Federal Plaza in Chicago for a rally, followed by a march up State Street in downtown Chicago denouncing sanctions and U.S. threats against the Iranian people.

In Albuquerque, protesters joined a militant picket line in an action initiated by ANSWER New Mexico, with speakers calling for solidarity with the people of Iran.

Thousands more demonstrated in cities across the United States and around the world as part of this day of action.

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