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Hands Off Iraq!

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 1:00pm

AFSC PA is calling on the US to work towards a diplomatic solution the escalating violence in Iraq. We believe that a military intervention can only widen the conflict and make things worse. We will be supporting this rally on Saturday and hope people will join us.

Drones in Pakistan - talk by Talha Rehmani

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Talha Rehmani, is a Pakistani Fulbright Scholar at the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. He will be speaking not only on the impact of drone strikes in his country but also on the ethics of drones use. 

Sponsored by: the American Friends Service Committee, PA ;  Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Thomas Merton Center, Code Pink, Anti-Drone-Warfare Coalition

Protest Drone Attacks

Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

AFSC PA together with a coalition of peace groups are organizing a rally to protest the drone attacks that are happening in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia.

People are being asked to come dressed in black with their faces whitened to dramatize the deaths these drones are inflicting on the civilian population.

What would you do with a Trillion Dollars?

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) PA Racial Justice Through Human Rights youth group has spent a great deal of time considering this issue. Why a trillion dollars? That is how much was spent on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Money that was not available to us for domestic needs. 

Drones: A briefing paper for organizers

AFSC's briefing paper on drones helps organizers take more effective action in the campaign against drone warfare.

Tell Congress to rein in Pentagon spending

We need to rally support for amendments that will put a stop to the corporate boondoggles and misguided policies that fuel arms races with China and Russia—and that cost us dearly here at home.

We are Unstoppable, Another World is Possible

We are Unstoppable, Another World is Possible

Iraq's legacy a decade later

This op-ed by Peter Lems appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer on March 19, 2013.

What is the legacy of the Iraq war?

Is it the staggering number of lives lost? The trillions of dollars added to the national debt? The precedent of invading a country and overthrowing a government to bolster U.S. interests?

Wage Peace Video (2005)

This is a short video about the human cost of the Iraq war produced in 2005 as an online companion to AFSC's Eyes Wide Open exhibit. It was viewed more than 750,000 times during the next four years.

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