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9:30 AM Haiti Action [Feb. 27th, 2005|08:22 pm]
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Maxine Waters to attend Press Conference
Marking Anniversary of U.S.-backed Coup in Haiti

Where: Downtown Federal Building (300 N. Los Angeles St.)
When: Monday, Feb. 28 at 9:30 AM

Activists and anti-war and social justice organizations will mark the anniversary of the U.S.-backed coup and kidnapping against democratically elected President Arisitide of Haiti at a press conference including Congresswoman Maxine Waters. This is part of worldwide actions this week protesting the coup and occupation of Haiti. Under the unofficial direction of the U.S., UN troops, now led by Brazil, are currently facilitating terror campaigns which include war crimes and genocide against the people of Haiti.

Please show your solidarity with the Haitian people and attend this event.

ALSO!!!

Protest Brazil's role in the U.S./UN Occupation and Coup of Haiti

AT: Brazilian Consulate (8484 Wilshire Blvd. - east of La Cienega)
When: Wednesday, March 2 from 12 noon to 1PM

On Wednesday, March 2 there will be a protest at the Brazilian Consulate demanding that Brazil withdraw its troops from Haiti. A delegation is planning to present the Porto Alegre, Brazil Declaration on Haiti to officials at the consulate.

Participants and/or endorsers of the two events include:

Coalition in Solidarity with Haiti; Haiti Action Committee;
Danny Glover, International Action Center/LA; LA/US Labor Against the War; ANSWER/LA, National Lawyers Guild; The Pan African Activist Coalition; San Gabriel Valley Neighbors for Peace and Justice; Women of Color in the Global Women s Strike including Margaret Prescod
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