On Thursday, four anti-war activists from the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance were arrested after interrupting a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing chaired by Senator John Kerry on the future of U.S. policy towards Afghanistan.
“Stop pouring blood money into warfare,” shouted 77-year-old DC resident Eve Tetaz, as the group threw money that had been stained with their blood in the room.
Repeating the powerful words that John Kerry, then a prominent member of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, spoke before the very same committee in 1971, another activist asked: “How do you ask someone to be the last American solider to die for a mistake?”
Members of Code Pink, Women for Peace and Peace Action – all coalition members of United for Peace and Justice – also called for an end to the war in Afghanistan during the hearing.
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