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[Nettime-nl] [AAWI] Candlelight Vigil - March 16
Josselien Janssens on Fri, 14 Mar 2003 23:48:02 +0100 (CET)

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[Nettime-nl] [AAWI] Candlelight Vigil - March 16

Onder het motto "wir sind auch Amerikaner".
A.s. zondag om 18:45 Europese tijd, 6.45 PM Amerikaanse tijd, in a big city near you.

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> From:                   "Americans Against War in Iraq"
> <robbie {AT} americansagainstwar.net>
> To:                     <all {AT} americansagainstwar.net>
> Date sent:              Thu, 13 Mar 2003 23:05:01 +0100
> Subject:                [AAWI] Candlelight Vigil - March 16
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> WHAT:   Global Candlelight Vigil for Peace
> WHEN:   Sunday 16 March  {AT}  7:00
> WHERE:  Dam Square, Amsterdam
>         (or Peace Palace, The Hague)
> MEET:   6:45 near the Nieuwe Kerk
> Dear Americans Against War,
> You've probably already heard about the Global Candlelight Vigil for
> Peace being orgainzed by MoveOn.org and the Win Without War
> coalition.
> The idea is to have a rolling wave of candlelight in every country
> across the planet. In Amsterdam, we will stand together with our
> friends from the Irak Platform on Dam Square. The website given
> below
> lists other places where people will gather including The Hague,
> Utrecht, Eindhoven and some smaller towns. We hope you can join
> us!
> Robbie
> >From www.globalvigil.org
> Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Reverend Robert Edgar, and other
> religious
> leaders call for candlelight vigils around the world on march 16th to
> say yes to peace -- and no to war with Iraq. So far, 2157 vigils have
> been scheduled in 85 countries. The next few Web pages will
> connect
> you with a candlelight vigil in your area or allow you to schedule a
> new vigil.
> It appears that the Bush administration will fail to win Security
> Council support for war, and world public opinion has been a key
> part
> of this. Help keep up the pressure by attending, or scheduling, a
> candlelight vigil on Sunday in your area. MoveOn.org and the Win
> Without War coalition, together with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and
> many
> faith-based organizations, are calling for this global vigil -- and we
> need your help.
> Beginning in New Zealand, this will be a rolling wave of candlelight
> gatherings that will quickly cross the globe. It's up to you to make
> this happen. Today we are asking individuals, like you, to organize a
> vigil in each community. We're hoping that thousands of small
> groups
> around the world will be inspired to come together and stand for
> peace. It's time for the world to come together in this moment of
> darkness and rekindle the light of reason -- and of hope. It's time to
> renew our commitment to building a positive world for our children.
> With your help, we will see the first candlelight vigil to sweep
> around the globe on the evening of March 16th. Together, we will
> lead
> the nations of the world away from an unnecessary war and toward
> a
> peaceful and prosperous future.
> This is a key moment in history. Be a part of it.
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