Leaders in Human Rights, our Heroes: A Tribute to Afghanistan’s Malalai Joya; and Martin Luther King, Jr. tells you ‘Why’.

A Tribute to Malalai Joya
Watch the Video
Visit her website: http://www.malalaijoya.com/dcmj/
Join her Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Malalai-Joya/169390281270#

Malalai Joya’s story was run on our Blog every day for two weeks. Please buy her book and visit her site.. Read her San Jose Mercury Opinion: “U.S. is doing no good in Afghanistan” here. (UPDATE:Nov. 30) in The Guardian, Malalai Joya wrote “A troop surge can only magnify the crime against Afghanistan”
On Saturday, Nov. 7, Malalai Joya was at a gathering at San Jose State University in California to promote her book “A Woman Among Warlords” and to gather support for her people in Afghanistan. Malalai is a very brave woman to take on her own government and also the U.S. government, the occupiers of her country.

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Malalai Joya signing her new book, A Woman Among Warlords, a JB photo

Our story on Malalai Joya can be seen here. Buy a copy of her book, “A Woman Among Warlords” here, or at your favorite bookstore. A great Holiday gift idea. The subtitle is “The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice”. Visit Malalai’s website here for more information on how you can help.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a leader, a voice for those never heard, a human for Peace and Justice.

Times have changed since the Viet Nam war, but Martin Luther King, Jr. laid it all out as what war does to us, the common U.S. citizen and we are posting this video as it directly applies to our Central Asian wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and yes, in Pakistan. Please listen in segments if you don’t have the time to listen in one sitting. Martin moved a nation, we need to pick up his spirit and do it again.

Why I am Opposed to the War in Viet Nam, Martin Luther King, Jr. speech “The greatest purveyer of Violence in the World today, our own Government”

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Call President Obama ALL WEEK LONG. Let’s keep his White House lines busy: Please force Afghanistan and Pakistan to adopt laws to protect women from abuse and give them equal rights under the laws. Remind the President of Martin Luther King’s words.

Say NO to Escalation in Afghanistan. Sign the petition here. No funds from Congress for the troop escalation. Tell them now.

Take Action Now ! ! Call President Obama: To reach the U.S. Capitol Switchboard: 202-224-3121 or 202-225-3121 Leave a message: “You made the wrong decision. I do not support you on this. I feel betrayed.”

Stop the Assassination Drones:). Call Leon Panetta at (703) 482-0623, CIA headquarters, leave a message: No More Drone Assasination attacks, and don’t attack Quetta. End the War(s) NOW.

[ Go to this link and join Cindy Sheehan and other Peace Activists new group “Peace of the Action” put your name on the line.]

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Today, please tell your member of Congress and U.S. Senators to End the War in Afghanistan, sign this petition. If you live outside the United States, write to your leaders, End the War Now.

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