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Stop the US Drone War Weekend - 5/18-20, 2012, NYC

By War Criminals Watch - Posted on 10 May 2012

Stop the Drone War Weekend @ Fordham & Radio City




  • Friday, May 18 – 5:15 pm. - Gather Main Entrance at 2853 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY.At 6:00 pm.   Archbishop Timothy Dolan will be presenting the Fordham Baccalaureate Mass for the Fordham University Commencement for the Class of 2012. Urge Archbishop Dolan to speak out against the drones controlled out of Hancock Air Base in Syracuse, NY, which is part of his eccelesiastical province.




    Saturday, May 19 – 9:15 am –  Main Gate of Fordham University, 2853 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY.   Protest  the awarding of an honorary degree to John Brennan. Brennan worked very closely with George Tenet in the CIA since 1999.  In 2003, Tenet appointed Brennan to head the  Terrorist Threat Integration Center. Brennan is currently the Obama Administration’s Deputy National Security Advisor for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security and drone warfare advocate. Fordham University invited him to be the commencement speaker for the Class of 2012.The ceremony starts at 10:00 a.m.

    Sunday, May 20 – 3:15 pm - Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Avenue, Manhattan, NY.

    Protest drone warfare at the awarding of an honorary degree to Congressman Edolphus Towns, at the 4:00 pm diploma ceremony for the Fordham Graduate School of School Service.Congressman Towns is a member of the Congressional Unmanned Systems (Drone) Caucus, a lobbying arm of the drone industry within the Congress.


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    May 20, Jacksonville, FL, 7:00 p.m., Florida Christian Center Auditorium, 1115 Edgewood Ave S, Jacksonville, FL 32205, (904) 381-4800.

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