50+ U.S. CITIES HOLDING EMERGENCY
& new cities are announcing their plans by the hour!
-please post widely-
people are uniting in widespread opposition to the occupation of their country and the U.S. government
is attempting to crush this revolt with overwhelming violence.
The Iraqi city of Fallujah is under siege. According to the director of the city's hospital, at
least 280 Iraqi people have been killed since Sunday in Fallujah alone - and at least 460 have been killed throughout the
The number of injured in
Fallujah has surpassed 400, and hospitals report that there are many more people who are dead or wounded but who are unreachable
because of the fighting.
helicopters and snipers have been firing on ambulances and civilian vehicles trying to bring the wounded to hospitals.
Iraqi people want the U.S. occupation to end and the U.S. troops and their families increasingly demand that the U.S. leave
than 40 U.S. soldiers have been killed since Sunday, and now Pentagon and White House officials are saying
they may increase the number of troops in Iraq as well as prevent the troops that are scheduled to return from leaving.
time to act is now! More than 50 U.S. cities have answered the call put out by the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition to hold nationally-coordinated
emergency demonstrations between Friday, April 9 and Monday, April 12 to demand U.S. OUT OF IRAQ, Bring the Troops Home Now
and Money for jobs, education and healthcare - Not for wars of aggression. New cities are announcing their plans by the hour.
Demonstrations are also taking place around the world. See below for details on how you can join these important demonstrations.
In NEW YORK CITY:
Friday, April 9