Tuesday, November 08, 2005

FW: Protest of Chalabi in Washington

ACTION ALERT:

 

WHAT: Peaceful Nonviolent Protest of Ahmed Chalabi in Washington, D.C.

 

WHERE: Outside the American Enterprise Institute, where Chalabi will be speaking on "An Insider's View: Democratic Politics at Work in Iraq."  Gather in front of 1150 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. (near corner of M Street; closest Metro stop is Farragut North).

 

WHEN: 2-4 pm ET, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005

 

WHY: Ahmed Abdel Hadi Chalabi was a source of many of the bogus claims used by the White House to sell the war.  He is visiting Washington, D.C., for a week beginning Tuesday evening, renting out six suites at the Ritz Carlton in Georgetown.  He has planned a private meeting at the White House with Vice President Dick Cheney.  He is visiting at a moment when leaders in the Senate and House have begun demanding a real investigation into the fraudulent case for war that he played a prominent role in concocting.

 

POSTER IDEAS:

 

Chalabi Lied: 100,000 Died!

 

Subpoena Chalabi!

 

PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS: Working Assets, UFPJ, Code Pink, DC Anti-War Network (DAWN), DC Poets Against the War, Progressive Democrats of America, Montgomery County Progressive Alliance and local Maryland DFA chapters, After Downing Street, and Democrats.com.

 

 

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Those wishing to organize additional events during the week can protest outside the Ritz Carlton in Georgetown.  The Ritz Carlton is at the corner of K and Wisconsin.  (Bus from Foggy Bottom Metro Stop runs frequently and costs $1.  There's a park across K Street to gather in.)

 

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