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Afghanistan Veterans Against the War come to C-U

A decade too long!

Afghanistan Veterans Tell Stories of Reconciliation With Afghanistan Peace Movements

Recently, two anti-war Afghanistan veterans returned to Afghanistan as civilians to explore the possibilities for future joint projects between Afghanistan veterans and the Afghan people.

Come to this event where these Afghanistan veterans will share their experience of listening to the Afghan survivors of occupation.

Their mission was to

  • Build solidarity with Afghanistan organizations working for peace, human rights, and a just end to the U.S. Occupation of Afghanistan.
  • Provide on-the-ground reporting from an Afghanistan veteran perspective.
  • Build on contacts from previous delegations in order to gather the perspectives of Afghans regarding the question: What do the Afghan people wish for Afghanistan, and how can we as veterans of the Afghanistan War humbly assist in achieving those goals?

With the ten-year anniversary of our invasion of Afghanistan approaching, it’s a critical time to push our government and military to end the wasteful spending on a failed occupation, and focus on re-building America for working families here at home.

Afghanistan Veterans Against the War
National Tour Comes to Champaign-Urbana
7:00–9:00 p.m. on August 27th
First Mennonite Church


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