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Chicago Peace Activists Gearing Up for 10th Anniversary Afghanistan War Protest

War! What is it good for?Chicago peace activists under the banner for Chicago Mass Action are organizing the Midwest Regional March for Peace. The rally and march, to be held at the intersection of Michigan and Congress on Saturday, October 8, 2011, at 12pm CT, marks ten years since the start of the U.S. war and occupation in Afghanistan, launched in the wake of 9/11.

When the war in Afghanistan was announced, some 800 activists marched in protest in downtown Chicago in October 2001 when the war in Afghanistan was announced. In the build-up to the events on October 8, 2011, a variety of peace actions across the Chicago area are being organized.



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