Protest War Criminal Gen. Stanley McChrystal in Baltimore on Tues. March 27
Join us for an important demonstration on Tuesday, March 27 in Baltimore, Md. in front of the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall to protest war criminal Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who will be there for a speaking engagement. People will be mobilizing from around the area to attend this protest and transportation will be organized from different parts of the region.
For five years, McChrystal was the head of the Joint Special Operations Command, a highly secretive force within the U.S. military which carries out covert operations ranging from combat missions to assassinations. The Joint Special Operations Command grew in size and scope under McChrystal, and now Adm. William H. McRaven is pushing for even greater autonomy and for a vast increase in the Special Operations presence in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
McChrystal was fired in 2010 as the top commander of U.S./NATO forces in Afghanistan. His murderous policies in Afghanistan have continued.
Immediately after he was fired, he was hired as a Senior Fellow at Yale University to teach a seminar in leadership and globalization. At Yale, students and community members protested his teaching position because of his murderous role in the Middle East.
Additionally, Stanley McChrystal signed a contract with a Washington-based agency to set up speaking engagements around the country, where he reportedly earns up to $60,000 per engagement.
Stanley McChrystal has the blood of thousands of Iraqis and Afghans on his hands. He should be held accountable for his actions and he should be protested wherever he goes.
The demonstration was initiated by the ANSWER Coalition and a partial list of endorsers includes March Forward!, World Can’t Wait, War Criminals Watch, Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL), American-Iranian Friendship Committee and others.
Date & Time: Tues., March 27 - 7PM
- Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
- 1212 Cathedral St.